“The Lady with the Whip”: Gendered Violence and Social Death in Manderlay and Django Unchained

Frank Wilderson

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How do we conceptualize gender, violence and political organizing in Black life? What does it mean to understand 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. Esther Armah (political commentator, playwright, and WBAI radio host) will join the discussion.

Co-sponsored by Sexual Violence Response, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Barnard Center for Research on Women, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Women’s Heritage Month, Radical C.U.N.T.S. and the Black Students Organization.