Faculty and graduate students are invited to join a conversation with Michelle Stephens to discuss an essay, Arc'D Relations: Archive and Archipelago in the Greater Caribbean and other topics.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. If you wish to attend, please RSVP directly to email@example.com to confirm your space and receive access to the essay.
Participants are encouraged to first attend Michelle Stephens' public lecture on Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 PM at the Elvehjem Building, room L140.
Michelle Stephens is the Dean of the Humanities at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Originally from Jamaica, West Indies, she graduated from Yale University with a Ph.D. in American Studies. Among other works, she is the author of Black Empire: The Masculine Global Imaginary of Caribbean Intellectuals in the United States, 1914 to 1962 (Duke University Press, 2005), Skin Acts: Race, Psychoanalysis and The Black Male Performer (Duke 2014), Archipelagic American Studies, co-edited with Brian Russell Roberts (Duke 2017), and the exhibition catalog Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, co-edited with Tatiana Flores (Duke 2017). She is a graduate of the Licensure Qualifying Program at The William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology and a practicing psychoanalyst.