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An evening with RHIANNON GIDDENS
Tuesday, November 13 at Yale University

Join us for an evening of critical listening with Grammy Award winning Roots Americana musician and MacArthur Fellow RHIANNON GIDDENS in conversation with BSAW co-directors Professor Daphne A. Brooks (African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies) and Professor Brian Kane (Department of Music) Tuesday, November 13 Sudler Recital Hall Second Floor | W.L. Harkness Hall Yale University 100 Wall Street New Haven, CT 7pm Free and open to the public!

An evening with Kevin Beasley
Thursday, October 4, 7:30pm
Yale School of Music Hendrie Hall, Room 201165 Elm Street, New Haven

Kevin Beasley (b. 1985 Lynchburg) is a New York-based artist whose work and performances have been shown internationally. His practice engages history and cultural nuance through diverse media, including sculpture, sound and performance. Since 2012, these works have been developed as process-lead explorations in which materials, audio and residue are altered, cast, distorted and rebuilt. Specifically, his approach to sound ruptures the auditory, implicating the body. As Thomas Lax writes in Artforum, “Beasley’s absenting presence—presence

Roshanak Kheshti Lecture and Workshop
March 1 and 2

  Public Talk | “We See With The Skin: Zora Neale Hurston’s Synesthetic Hermeneutics” THURSDAY, MARCH 1 5:00PM WLH 309 | 100 WALL STREET NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT _________________________________ Workshop | “Cat Face on Bleeding Pine” FRIDAY, MARCH 2 10:00AM STOECKEL 106 | 469 COLLEGE STREET NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT Roshanak Kheshti is Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies and affiliate faculty in the Critical Gender Studies Program at UC San Diego. Her first book Modernity’s Ear: Listening