Ianna Hawkins Owen is assistant professor of English at Williams College. She earned a PhD in African diaspora studies at the University of California, Berkeley with a designated emphasis in women, gender, and sexuality. Her research areas include black diaspora theory, asexuality, and failure. Her book manuscript, Ordinary Failures, examines negative affects in black literary and visual culture. Her work appears in Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives, Feminist Review, and Radical Teacher (forthcoming). She is also currently working on her first video game, write back soon, and her first graphic novel.
Sponsored by the art department Cooley Gray Fund. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 4:45pm to 6:45pm
Eliot Hall, Chapel
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199
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