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Book Club — In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

November 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library — In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

A community book club featuring selections from exhibiting artist Cauleen Smith’s BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989–2019 — paintings of the covers of must-read texts. Discussions take place over three sessions this fall.

Facilitated by Gwendolyn VanSant

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, 2016

Christina Sharpe’s highly influential non-fiction book In the Wake uses the multiple meanings of “the wake” – i.e. the movement of water behind a ship, a ritual for the dead, and a consciousness of injustice – to examine the lingering effects of slavery.

Additional Book Club Sessions

September 26 – Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower
December 5 – Kathleen Collins, Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Co-sponsored by Multicultural BRIDGE


November 7, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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1040 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA 01247 US
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