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Department Lecture & Book Signing
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 401

'Code Made Flesh': Sylvia Wynter Oracle is an interactive lecture based on Alexis Pauline Gumbs's forthcoming book Dub: Finding Ceremony. In this work Gumbs explores digital, citational genetic and heretical storytelling as ceremony and praxis towards another way of being.

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is the author of M Archive: After the End of the WorldSpill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity and the forthcoming Dub: Finding Ceremony all from Duke University Press. She is also co-editor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. Alexis lives in Durham North Carolina where she co-creates the Black Feminist Bookmobile project, the Mobile Homecoming Trust and Brilliance Remastered. She currently holds the visiting Winton Chair in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at University of Minnesota.