November 2010 Archives

GWSS Colloquium Event: December 3

The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies presents:

"To Love Another Woman in the Caribbean: Theorizing Gender and Desire in Caribbean Women's Literature."

By Omi Natasha Tinsley
Friday Dec. 3, 2010
400 Ford Hall

Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley is an associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Her first book, Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean Literature (Duke University Press 2010), excavates and explores Dutch-, English-, and French-language Caribbean women's texts between 1900 and 1990, tracing how their queering of landscape-as-female-beloved metaphors imagines a poetics and erotics of decolonization. She is currently at work on a historical novel entitled Water, Shoulders, Into the Black Pacific, which draws from oral histories to imagine intersections of migration, work, and desire experienced by African/Haitian American women who came from New Orleans, Louisiana to Richmond, California to work in Kaiser's shipyards during World War II.


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