TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester River Campus.
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public. Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. weeknights
The University of Rochester's English department will host a lecture on "Toni Morrison, Literature, and Globalism" by Wahneema Lubiano at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the River Campus.
Lubiano, an associate professor of literature at Duke University, researches African American literature, African American popular culture and film, women's studies, black intellectual history, and nationalism.
She is the author of the forthcoming books Messing With the Machine: Politics, Form and African-American Fiction and Like Being Mugged by a Metaphor: "Deep Cover" and Other "Black" Fictions. She has written numerous articles and essays and is editor of The House That Race Built: Black Americans, U.S. Terrain. Lubiano has also appeared on the Australian television program ABC Lateline to discuss the 1992 U.S. presidential elections and the Los Angeles riots following the acquittal of three officers in the beating of Rodney King.
This lecture is free and open to the public. This program is co-sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies, and the Film Studies Program. For more information, contact the English department at (585) 275-4092.