Kwame Edwin Otu is an assistant professor of African American and African Studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute of African American and African Studies at UVA. His forthcoming book is Amphibious Subjects: The Contested Politics of Queer Self-Making in Neoliberal Ghana, and his ongoing research focuses on the global dimensions of environmental racism to demonstrate how Africa remains a site of extraction and deposition.


Finding Home: Memoirs

Authors Louis Chude-Sokei (Floating in a Most Peculiar Way) and Nadia Owusu (Aftershocks) discuss their memoirs, extraordinary stories that trace the authors’ lives through entangled relationships with loved ones across …

March 19, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM

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