Performances of Race and Historical Representation
Ladee Hubbard and Ana Paulina Lee will discuss how racial representations from the past bear on the present in historical narratives and the idea of science.
About Ladee Hubbard
Ladee Hubbard is the author of two novels: The Talented Ribkins (2017), which received the 2018 Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction and the 2017 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, and The Rib King (2021). Her collection of short stories, The Last Suspicious Holdout, is forthcoming in March 2022. Her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Oxford American, Virginia Quarterly Review, Callaloo, Guernica, and The Times Literary Supplement, among other publications. She received a BA from Princeton University, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a recipient of, among other awards and fellowships, a Berlin Prize, a Radcliffe Institute fellowship, and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award. She is currently writing her third novel.
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