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Faculty Author Series: Dr. Nicosia Shakes (Co-Sponsored with the UC Merced Center for Africana Studies)

Faculty Author Series: Dr. Nicosia Shakes (Co-Sponsored with the UC Merced Center for Africana Studies) In-Person

Please join the UC Merced Library and the Center for Africana Studies for a faculty author talk featuring Assistant Professor of History and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Nicosia Shakes. Dr. Shakes' new book, Women's Activist Theatre in Jamaica and South Africa explores the ways in which theatre contributes to Africana feminisms, womanism, Black radicalism, and decolonial thought.  She situates the work of Jamaican and South African theatre makers within a global trajectory of women-led movements against sexual violence, reproductive injustice, and racial, gender, and economic oppression.

When: December 6, 2023

Where: UC Merced Library, KL 232

Time: 11am - 12pm with time for Q&A

Registration is not required to attend, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is a co-sponsorhip between the UC Merced Library and the UC Merced Center for Africana Studies. 

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