Show Don’t Tell: Describing Life with Kevin Quashie and Christina Sharpe

Time: April 13th, 2022 12:00pm-1:30pm Location: Zoom webinar. This roundtable will seek to address itself to “black life” through descriptions of its particulars—bringing together several scholars of black life with several objects that, in part, index that life. Ranging broadly across the expressive terrain of black art, poetry, and thought, this roundtable will present some small demonstration of the various ways we might address ourselves to the aliveness that lives in representations of life, without disregarding the wake of historical emergence that radiates from them.   Jared Robinson Jared Robinson is a poet and critic from Indianapolis, Indiana. In his academic