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M. NourbeSe Philip: An Untelling of Zong

November 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for a reading and reception with M. NourbeSe Philip. Philip will read from her major work, Zong!, followed by a Q & A with Professors Fred D’Aguiar and Harryette Mullen.

The event is scheduled to take place:

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
4:00 p.m.
306 Royce Hall

M. NOURBESE PHILIP is an unembedded poet, essayist, novelist, playwright and former lawyer who lives in the space-time of the City of Toronto.  She is a Fellow of the Guggenheim, and Rockefeller (Bellagio) Foundations and the MacDowell Colony.  She is the recipient of many awards including the Casa de las Americas prize (Cuba).  Among her best known published works are: She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks, Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence, and Harriet???s Daughter, a young adult novel.  Philip???s  most recent work is Zong!, a genre-breaking poem, which engages with ideas of the law, history and memory as they relate to the transatlantic slave trade.

For questions or more information, please email Deb Donig at dmdonig@ucla.edu

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Date:
November 15, 2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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