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Lahey Lecture 2017: An Evening with Fred Moten

Friday, September 29, 2017
4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Fred Moten


This event is free


Sina Queyras and Omri Moses
514 848 2424 ext. 5211


Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve W.
Room H-763



Fred Moten | Image by Kari Orvik Fred Moten | Image by Kari Orvik

Please join Writers Read and the Department of English for the 2017 Lahey Lecture, featuring Fred Moten, professor of English at University of California, Riverside.

Moten’s work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry and critical theory. He is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (2003), The Little Edges (2015), A Poetics of the Undercommons (2016), amongst many others. In 2016, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Stephen E. Henderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry by the African American Literature and Culture Society.

The title of his lecture is "And: A Reply to Daniel Tiffany's 'Cheap Signaling.'" Tiffany's original essay can be found online here

The Lahey Lecture 2017 will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in H-763, and will be followed by a poetry reading from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the same location.

Please see the attached poster or the Writers Read website for further information. We hope to see you at the event!

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