Talk by Professor Ula Taylor, UC Berkeley: “The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam”

Embarcadero Hall 935 Embarcadero Del Norte, Isla Vista

The partiarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization's men, who were fiercely committed dto these masculine roles. Black women's experience in the NOI, however, has largely remained on the periphery of scholarship. In her presentation, Ula Taylor documents their struggle to escape the devaluation [...]

Conference: Realisms in East Asian Performing Arts

University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Realisms in East Asian Performing Arts proposes new considerations of realism on stage. Since its association with 19th-century innovations in European and American drama, theatrical realism has largely remained limited to Euro-American definitions. We explore conventions of realism in culturally-specific locations and times across East Asia, articulating alternative histories of realism that extend from the premodern into the present. Through [...]

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