WGS Intellectual Forum: “Plantation Weddings and the Arc of Antebellum Desire”
November 15, 2017 | 12-1:30 pm | MIT Room E51-095
Kimberly J. Brown, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies and Literature at MIT
Kimberly J. Brown, 2017-2018 MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies and by Literature at MIT
Plantations wedding venues, particularly in the US South, spatially reconstruct antebellum slave mansions as serene sites of joy. This talk will examine the politics of race, gender, and patriarchy that center on the unfreedom of others.
Lunch provided, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org