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"Born-Again, Seen-Again James Baldwin: State Surveillance, Afro-Pessimism, and the Literary History of Black Lives Matter" 

When: Thu., Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. 2016
Price: Free
www.memphis.edu/moch
This lecture will explore the reasons behind Baldwin's resurrection, from his elevated place in the cultural memory of the Black Lives Matter movement, to his function as an antidote to the frozen time.

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