Alexis Pauline Gumbs Events - November 2023

Alexis Pauline Gumbs Events

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Describing herself as a “Queer Black Troublemaker and Black Feminist Love Evangelist and an aspirational cousin to all sentient beings,” celebrated writer Alexis Pauline Gumbs is the author of Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals, Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity, M Archive: After the End of the World, and Dub: Finding Ceremony; coeditor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines; and the founder of Brilliance Remastered, an online network and series of retreats and online intensives serving community accountable intellectuals and artists.  

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

12:00 P.M.

Food for the Soul/Inside Scoop - Lunch Talk

Location: Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center.

Undergraduate students of any major are invited to attend this casual talk/discussion. Lunch will be provided!

Cosponsored by the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center.

7:30 P.M.

“Kinship Aspirations: An Interspecies Middle Passage” | Talk & Book Signing

Location: Levis Faculty Center, Room 300

In this interactive lecture, Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs looks at the connections between marine mammal adaptation and the legacies of the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans. This is a space for anyone breathing between worlds.