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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.  ​



Moderators
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Vidhu Aggarwal

Associate Professor, Rollins College
Masochisms, transnational avatars, techno-affects, singularities, lyric comix, Michael Jackson, fantasy, devis and divas

Speakers
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Vidhu Aggarwal

Associate Professor, Rollins College
Masochisms, transnational avatars, techno-affects, singularities, lyric comix, Michael Jackson, fantasy, devis and divas
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Bishakh Som

My work investigates the intersection between image and text, figure and architecture, architecture and landscape. I am inspired by the grammar of comics and graphic novels but seek to expand the vocabulary of the narratives traditionally presented in this medium by exploring themes of gender, sexuality, memory and urbanism, among other things. On a formal level, some of my pieces conflate the tools of architectural representation with those of... Read More →


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

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