January 31, 2018 – Derek Murray: “On Post-Blackness: Queer Satire in Contemporary African-American Art”

Derek Conrad Murray is an interdisciplinary theorist specializing in the history, theory and criticism of contemporary art, visual culture and cultural studies. Author of Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights, Murray is completing two additional book manuscripts, Regarding Difference: Contemporary African-American Art and the Politics of Recognition and Mapplethorpe and the Flower: Radical Sexuality and the Limits of Control.

Derek Murray is an Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art and Visual Culture at UC Santa Cruz.


January 31, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Free and open to the public


Humanities Building 1, Room 210
University of California, Santa Cruz

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