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The Lady with the Whip": Gendered Violence and Social Death in Manderlay and Django Unchained (A Talk on Gender, Violence & Black Experience with Frank Wilderson)

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Columbia University Barnard College Diana Center Oval, Lower Level 2

How do we complicate our notions of gender, violence and political organizing in Black life? What does it mean to conceptualize slavery as an ongoing relationship? Join us for a talk by Frank Wilderson, Professor of African American Studies and Drama (UC-Irvine) and award-winning author of Incognegro and Red White and Black.
Also featuring Esther Armah (political commentator, playwright and WBAI radio host) as discussant.

Sponsored by Sexual Violence Response, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Barnard Center for Research on Women, Women's Heritage Month, Radical C.U.N.T.S. and the Black Students Organization.