As part of its on-going Equity Seminar Series, the Faculty of Environmental Studies and Accessibility, Community and Equity@York proudly present:
Poetics, politics and the queerness of place
A lecture & dialogue on racialized geographies, visual and performance art, and activism with
Professor Katherine McKittrick
Gender Studies, Queen’s University
who will present a talk titled
“ On Recursive Racial Codes and the
Poetics of Black Science ”
TUESDAY 25th FEBRUARY 2014
12:45p – 2:30p
Health, Nursing, Environmental Studies Building (HNES)
4700 Keele Street
ASL interpretation will be provided.
The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Professor McKittrick’s talk will be followed by responses from Farrah Miranda (Migrant Justice activist, artist and MES candidate) and Camille Turner , Performance Artist and Adjunct faculty, New College, University of Toronto.
This event is presented with the generous support of CUPE 3903, Centre for Feminist Research, Graduate Program in Gender Feminist and Women’s Studies, the City Institute at York University, and the Departments of Geography and Sociology.
Katherine McKittrick is Associate Professor in Gender Studies at Queen. She researches and teaches in the areas of black studies, anti-colonial studies, cultural geographies and gender studies. Her research is interdisciplinary and attends to the links between epistemological narrative, social justice, and creative texts. Her forthcoming monograph, Dear Science, supported in part by a SSHRC Insight Grant, will look at the promise of science in black poetry, music, and visual art. Part of her ongoing research program is on the writings of Sylvia Wynter. She is also editor atAntipode.