Kaneesha Parsard, November 12, 1pm

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Kaneesha Parsard

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in English, University of Chicago

‘They all said that they loved her’: West Indian Kept Women in the Beacon Group’s Barrack Yard Literatures

On Monday, November 12th from 1pm-2:20pm in Wieboldt Hall 103.

PLEASE NOTE the irregular time and location of this workshop.

with respondent Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Kaneesha Parsard’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, she has included James Cummings’ 1931 short story “Barrack Rooms” (~1 page), as shared material for discussion. The paper itself is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

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