Yogita Goyal in Conversation with Roger Reeves
"Runaway Genres: Global Afterlives of Slavery"
160 Willard Building, Penn State University February 22, 2018 - 6:00 P.M. This public event will feature award-winning poet Roger Reeves (author of King Me) in conversation with scholar Yogita Goyal (author of Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature). Professor Goyal will present research from her forthcoming book on the emergence of Atlantic slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. Professor Reeves will be reading from and speaking about his poetry. Goyal and Reeves will then discuss their work in tandem and will respond to questions from the audience.
Date & Time
February 22, 2018
6:00PM - 7:30PM