Facilitated by Gwendolyn VanSant
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
Image courtesy of the artist; Kate Werble Gallery, New York; and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago