Re-reading Mr. : A transgressive reading of 'the color purple'
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Multicultural Student Services Center, hardge forum (rm. 101) 74 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
"(Re) Reading Mr.__" will present a transgressive reading of the antagonist in Alice Walker's timeless novel, The Color Purple. This discussion will seek to open dialogue about the ways in which Black men are portrayed by Black women authors in literature, and how society at large misreads Black men through fragmented lenses as “damaged goods.”
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