Genealogies + Futures of Black Aesthetics
April 25 – April 26
Hosted by the Department of English at the University of Maryland, College Park, this two-day conference honors the work of Mary Helen Washington. Speakers include Nikhil Pal Singh (keynote), Stephanie Baptiste, Simone Browne, Soyica Colbert, Margo Crawford, Brent Edwards, Malik Gaines, Saidiya Hartman, Erik McDuffie, Leigh Radford, Robert Reid-Pharr, Cheryl Wall. For full details, please visit: http://www.english.umd.edu/BlackAesthetics.