The acclaimed Black scholar, feminist theorist, and cultural critic revisits the impact of her widely circulated benchmark work on love, freshly reprinted in 2018. Calling out the failure of predominant models and ideas about loving one another, romantically as well as in the public sphere, hooks introduces an alternative vision for more authentic, equitable, and accountable forms of emotional connection.
|Where:||Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 140, Wheelchair accessible)|
|When:||Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science|
Author bell hooks is the Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College. Born Gloria Jean Watkins in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, she has chosen the lower case pen name bell hooks, based on the names of her mother and grandmother, to emphasize the importance of the substance of her writing as opposed to who she is....