In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe

Mar 9, 2017

On February 2nd, 2017, Christina Sharpe, Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye gathered on a panel to discuss Sharpe’s new book In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016). Below are the stills from the event:   

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BCRW events, black feminism, Christina Sharpe, In the Wake

Event Oval, Diana Center
Feb 2, 2017 | 6:00PM

In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe, Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye

Christina Sharpe’s paradigm shifting new work, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, interrogates literary, visual, cinematic, and quotidian representations of Black life that comprise what she calls the “orthography of the wake.” Invoking the multiple meanings of the term “wake”—the path behind a ship, keeping watch with the dead, coming to consciousness—Sharpe details how […]

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Christina Sharpe, In the Wake