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Word is Bond: History, Storytelling, & the Work of Kara Walker

Wednesday May 14, 2008 7:00PM This is a past program
Roderick A. Ferguson is associate professor of race and critical theory
in the Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique. Jenny Sharpe is professor of English at UCLA and author of Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archeology of Black Women’s Lives. Organized and moderated by Naima Keith, PhD candidate, Department of Art History, UCLA. 


Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation, Ann and Jerry Moss, and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee. Hammer Lectures are supported, in part, by the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.