Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023
6 - 7 p.m. PST
Who is Invited
Black Transformation: Negotiating Higher Education
A talk with Matt Richardson, Associate Professor in the Department of Feminist Studies and an affiliate faculty member in Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Richardson has published articles in various academic journals such as TSQ, GLQ, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, The Journal of Women’s History and Black Camera. Richardson also has published fiction and poetry in a variety of anthologies and journals such as Sinister Wisdom and Feminist Studies. Richardson is a member of the Black Sexual Economies Collective and co-editor of Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital (2019). He co-edited the 2011 Special Issue of Feminist Studies, “Race and Transgender Studies” and the 2017 special issue of Transgender Studies Quarterly’s called “The Issue of Blackness.” Richardson’s first book, The Queer Limit of Black Memory: Black Lesbian Literature and Irresolution, was published in 2013 and he recently published Black Canvas, a black trans gothic novel that is about the coming-of-age journey of a young, black non-binary college student.