Lectures, Literary Events

Brandi Catanese: "The Problem of the Color(blind): Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance"

When: Tue., Nov. 29, 5:30-7 p.m. 2011

Are Americans multicultural or colorblind? In The Problem of the Color(blind):Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance, Brandi Catanese attempts to answer this question by examining the careers of Ice Cube and Denzel Washington, reality TV, Suzan-Lori Parks's play Venus, and many more subjects both high- and low-brow. The Associate Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and African American Studies at UC Berkeley appears at University Press Books (2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley) on Tuesday, Nov. 29. 5:30 p.m., free. 510-548-0585 or UniversityPressBooks.com

Stefanie Kalem

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