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Creating Interference

I’m involved in organising this event co-ordinated by Roshini Kempadoo at the University of Westminster. See https://creatinginterference.wordpress.com/ for a full programme. Creating Interference: making art, developing methods, re-imagining histories/memories Monday 18th June, Tuesday 19th June, Regent Street Cinema and Regent … Continue reading

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Alien Time

Speaking at this symposium. My talk entitled ‘sonic black holes/fugitive spacetime/(im)possible mourning.

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Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference 2017

I am attending the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The abstract of the paper i’m presenting at the conference: In the ruins of an Asian futurity: Contemporary transnational Indian art, temporality, and (post)colonial history after globalization … Continue reading

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‘Then and Now: the changing context of debate?’ – notes on Contemporary Art and Archives [2011]

Documenting some old talks on the blog – this one seems still very relevant now. Notes for a talk on archives, cultural institutions, art and ‘new internationalism’ for an Iniva event that I spoke at on 9 Nov 2011 (Organised … Continue reading

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The Movement of Black Thought – Study Notes

A piece collectively written by the Black Study Group (London). It forms the basis of a roundtable that we have organised for the Black Studies Association conference in Birmingham at the end of October. We would welcome thoughts and comments. … Continue reading

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darkmatter Journal looking for book reviewers

darkmatter Journal is looking for book reviewers. See http://www.darkmatter101.org/si…/submission/books-to-review/

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Speculative Blackness: Re-imagining the Human in Afrofuturism

Abstract of the paper I presented at the Black Portraiture(s) II Conference in Florence, Italy 28-31 May 2015: The histories of slavery and colonialism are informed by the violent hierarchies of racial distinction in which human subjectivity is possessed only … Continue reading

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The sublime time of race: rethinking black history and contemporary film

Another talk I did on temporality and black film at Open School East as part of the CCSR In Theory seminar series. The sublime time of race: rethinking black history and contemporary film Thursday, May 7 at 6:30pm Open School … Continue reading

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Black Capital

I recently spoke at this event: Out of Sight: Constructing, Experiencing, Changing Peripheries – 20 March 2014 The peripheral is not only what is imagined as geographically distant, but encompasses those seen as the distant amongst us – the stranger, the … Continue reading

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BLACK STUDIES: GRAMMARS OF THE FUGITIVE

Recordings of the lecture/workshops with Fred Moten, Stefano Harney and Laura Harris at Goldsmiths last month: https://archive.org/details/Blackstudiesgrammarsoffugitive … Details of the event below. Black Studies: Grammars of the Fugitive A public lecture with Stefano Harney and Fred Moten Friday 6th December … Continue reading

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