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Derek Murray: “On Post-Blackness: Queer Satire in Contemporary African-American Art”

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


Derek Conrad Murray is an interdisciplinary theorist specializing in the history, theory and criticism of contemporary art, visual culture and cultural studies. Author of Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights, Murray is completing two additional book manuscripts, Regarding Difference: Contemporary African-American Art and the Politics of Recognition and Mapplethorpe and the Flower: Radical Sexuality and the Limits of Control.

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Derek Murray is an Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art and Visual Culture at UC Santa Cruz.

The Center for Cultural Studies hosts a weekly Wednesday colloquium featuring work by faculty and visitors. The sessions consist of a 40-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We gather at noon, with presentations beginning at 12:15 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches; the Center provides coffee, tea, and cookies.

All Center for Cultural Studies events are free and open to the public. Staff assistance is provided by the Humanities Institute.


January 31, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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