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Library Live at Labyrinth: Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Cassandra Jackson and Piper Kendrix Williams: “The Toni Morrison Book Club”
Thursday, March 5, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The authors discuss their book, a collection of essays that reflect on the works of the late writer, Princeton University professor and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. Colleagues at The College of New Jersey, the four gathered informally for several years to discuss Morrison’s novels which became a springboard for intimate and revealing conversations about everyday racism and “living whole in times of uncertainty.”
Bennett is professor of English at The College of New Jersey and the author of “Toni Morrison and the Queer Pleasure of Ghosts” and of “The Passing Figure.”
Brown-Glaude is associate professor of African American Studies and Sociology at The College of New Jersey and the author of ”Higglers in Kingston: Women’s Informal Work in Jamaica.”
Jackson is professor of English at The College of New Jersey and the author of “Violence, Visual Studies, and the Black Male Body” and of “Barriers between Us: Interracial Sex in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction.”
Kendrix Williams is associate professor of English and African American studies at The College of New Jersey and the co-editor of “Representing Segregation: Toward an Aesthetics of Living Jim Crow, and Other Forms of Racial Division.”
Presented in partnership with Labyrinth Books.