Intersectional Iconography: Promise, Peril, Possibility

Friday, April 23 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the next event in the 2020-2021 series Addressing Slavery, with a presentation by Dr. Jennifer Nash titled, "Intersectional Iconography: Promise, Peril, Possibility."


About the SpeakerJennifer C. Nash is the Jean Fox O’Barr Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University. She is the author of two award-winning books: The Black Body in Ecstasy, Reading Race, Reading Pornography (Duke University Press, 2014) and Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality (Duke University Press, 2019). Her articles have appeared in journals including GLQ, Signs, Feminist Studies, Feminist Theory, Feminist Review, and Social Text. Her research has been supported by an ACLS/Burkhardt Fellowship, the Columbia Society of Fellows, and the WEB Du Bois Institute at Harvard University.

This series is co-sponsored by UCI School of Social Sciences, UCI School of Engineering, UCI School of Humanities, UCI Donald Bren School of Information & Computing Sciences, and UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence.

Pre-registration with either a UCSB or UCI email address is required for this event. A Zoom link will be provided prior to the event for confirmed registrants. Interpretation and Captioning will be provided.