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Spring 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013
Donna Jones (English, UC Berkeley)
The Speculative Turn: Science Fiction and the State of the Novel Form
3:30 pm Curtin 175

Professor Jones studies critical theory and African, Caribbean, and British literature and culture, and is the author of The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: N├ęgritude, Vitalism, and Modernity, which won the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies. At Berkeley, she serves as Core Faculty for the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory and the Science, Technology and Society Center, and is also affiliated with Gender and Women's Studies.

Brown bag lunch discussion
March 1
12 noon Curtin 939
Background reading: Donna Jones, from The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010)



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