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Surviving Diaspora: Glance and Relief

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus
Austin 217

On Wednesday, October 17th, at 4:30 PM this semester's English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) Outside Speaker, Dr. Ianna Hawkins Owen will be delivering a talk in the Stern Lounge.

Dr. Ianna Hawkins Owen is an Assistant Professor of English at Williams College. She earned her PhD in African American Studies at UC Berkeley with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality and is a former University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Berkeley. Her areas of interest include African diaspora theory, asexuality, failure and freedom. Her book manuscript is titled Ordinary Failures. You can learn more about Hawkins Owen's research and writing at her website: This event is sponsored by EGSA and the Graduate Student Senate. Refreshments will be served.


Mollie Kervick,

English Department (primary), English Graduate Student Association (EGSA), UConn Master Calendar

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