Reimagining Biography: Meet panelist Imani Perry
On March 1, 2017, for the Princeton University African Amercian Studies AAS 21podcast, "A Through Line for African American Studies," Dr. Imani Perry was interviewed by colleague Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. about her current book projects, ideas about methodology, and her habits of reading, including her forthcoming book on the life of Lorraine Hansberry (listen at 30:15) Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry (Beacon Press, September 2018).
Lorraine Hansberry: Reimagining Biography
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Panel Discussion 6:30-8:00pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd)
New York, NY, 10037
This is a free event, but as space is limited please RSVP here.
Lorraine Hansberry: Reimagining Biography panelists include Imani Perry (author of Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry, forthcoming from Beacon Press in September 2018 and a professor of African American Studies at Princeton University); Tracy Heather Strain, (director of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart, PBS national broadcast January 2018); Margaret Wilkerson (author of forthcoming Lorraine Hansberry: Am I a Revolutionary? and Professor Emerita of African Diaspora Studies and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley); and Soyica Colbert (author of the forthcoming Lorraine Hansberry: Artist/Activist (Yale University Press, 2019) and professor of African American Studies and Theater & Performance Studies at Georgetown University. The panel will be introduced by Joi Gresham, the executive director of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust, and moderated by Joy-Ann Reid (national correspondent, MSNBC).