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Thursday, April 14 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Throwing Voices

Hilarie Ashton, “Are You There, (Oh) G-d: Rapture in Pop Music Sound/Voices”
Ashon Crawley, “Resonance”
Joon Oluchi Lee, “Mary Gaitskill, a Melon Baller, and a George Michael Song”
Eric Lott, “Backup as Foreground”


Moderators
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Jeremy Braddock

Jeremy Braddock is co-editor of two books, Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic and Directed by Allen Smithee, and is the author of Collecting as Modernist Practice, which won the Modernist Studies Association book prize in 2013. He ran the Tweed Penguin cassette label from 1987 to 1993, and published the zine Verbivore between 1994 and 1996. He is Associate Professor of English at Cornell. “Throwing Voices” | Throwing the voice is a... Read More →

Speakers
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Hilarie Ashton

Hilarie Ashton is a doctoral student in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she focuses on embodiment in American studies, composition and rhetoric, cultural criticism, and pedagogy. She teaches composition and literature at Queens College. Her essays have appeared in Anamesa and Journal of Popular Culture, among others, and she has presented her work at a range of conferences, including the American Comparative Literature Association, the... Read More →
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Ashon Crawley

Ashon Crawley is Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside. His research and teaching experiences are in the areas of Black Studies, Performance Theory and Sound Studies, Philosophy and Theology, and Black Feminist and Queer theories. His first book project, Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility, which investigates aesthetics and performance as modes of collective, social imaginings otherwise, will be published... Read More →
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Joon Oluchi Lee

Joon Oluchi Lee is Associate Professor of Literary Arts and Studies at Rhode Island School of Design. He is the author of two books of fiction, 94 (Publication Studio Portland, 2015) and Lace Sick Bag (Publication Studio Portland, 2013). His essays, including “The Joy of the Castrated Boy” (Social Text, F/W 2005), have appeared in various academic and alternative publications. His writing and textual... Read More →
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Eric Lott

Eric Lott teaches American Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. He has written and lectured widely on the politics of U.S. cultural history, and his work has appeared in a range of periodicals, from The Nation to American Quarterly. He is the author of Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (Oxford UP, 1993/2013), The Disappearing Liberal Intellectual (Basic Books, 2006), and the forthcoming Black Mirror: The Cultural... Read More →


Thursday April 14, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Demo Lab EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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