James Baldwin’s Afro-Optimism


March 19, 2015    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Room 5109
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

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Thursday, March 19th | 4:30–6:30pm | Room 5109

Baldwin15John E. Drabinski is Professor of Black Studies at Amherst College. In addition to authoring three books, including most recently Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other (Edinburgh), he has written over three dozen articles in French philosophy and Africana theory, and has edited book and journal issues on Fanon, Godard, Levinas, Glissant, and the question of political reconciliation. He has just completed a book-length study of Glissant’s poetics entitled Abyssal Beginnings, a translation and critical introduction to Éloge de la créolité, and is currently drafting a book entitled ‘So Unimaginable a Price’: James Baldwin and the Black Atlantic.

James Baldwin’s Afro-Optimism
Date: March 19, 2015
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Room 5109
Address: 365 Fifth Avenue, New York 10016 (View Map)