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7:00 PM

Living with the Damage: Landscapes of Exhaustion in 21st-Century African-American Poetry

November 25, 2019, 7:00 PM
Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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This talk by Samia Rahimtoola of Bowdoin College reads Dawn Lundy Martin’s Discipline (2011) and Ed Roberson’s City Eclogue (2006) in order to uncover the social and environmental forms of relation that appear under conditions of racialized gentrification. Both books refuse easy narratives of individual overcoming, bodily cure, and environmental repair, instead proposing a catalogue […]

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