Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Frank Wilderson and Wendy Trevino, 11/18

Frank B. Wilderson III is an award-winning writer, activist, and critical theorist who spent five and a half years in South Africa, where he was one of two Americans to have held elected office in the African National Congress during the country’s transition from apartheid. He also worked clandestinely for the ANC’s armed wing Umkhonto We Sizwe (MK). He has worked as a dramaturge for Lincoln Center Theater and the Market Theater in Johannesburg. He has won numerous prizes including the American Book Award, for Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid.Other books include Red, White, & Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms. He is a professor at UC Irvine in the Departments of African American Studies and Drama, where he also serves as the Director of the Culture & Theory PhD Program.

Wendy Trevino was born & raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. She now lives and works in San Francisco. Her chapbook 128-131 was published by Perfect Lovers Press in 2013. Her chapbook BRAZILIAN IS NOT A RACE was just recently published by Commune Editions, and Krupskaya Books will publish her chapbook Cruel Work later in 2016. Wendy is not an experimental writer.

This event will be in our basement at 7:30pm.

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