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Thursday, March 12 • 11:00am - 12:50pm
Who's Hump? — Performing Racial Imaginaries

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Who’s Hump? : Comics-Poetics  and the Racial Imaginary

A collaborative multi-media comix-poetry event  featuring a reading from Vidhu Aggarwal’s poetry script The Trouble with Humpadori with audio-visual components from Bishakh Som’s graphic illustrations of the work.  Discussion about Hindu gods, comics, animation, collaboration, gender, and minstrelsy.  ​

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Vidhu Aggarwal

Associate Professor, Rollins College
Vidhu Aggarwal’s poetry and multimedia practices engage with world-building, video, and comic book media, and draw from mythic schemas from contemporary science, popular culture, and ancient texts. Her poetry book The Trouble with Humpadori (2016) imagines a cosmic mythological... Read More →

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Bishakh Som

Bishakh Som's work investigates the intersection between image and text, figure and architecture, architecture and landscape. Inspired by the grammar of comics and graphic novels, they seek to expand the vocabulary of the narratives traditionally presented in this medium by exploring... Read More →

Thursday March 12, 2015 11:00am - 12:50pm MDT
UC 330

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