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City Arts & Lectures Presents MAGGIE NELSON

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In Conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson

Friday, January 19, 2018, 7:30 pm

Venue: Nourse Theater

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“Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation. . .”  The Guardian

Maggie Nelson is a poet, critic, and the author of five books of non-fiction. Her books include The Red Parts: Autobiography of a TrialThe Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, and The Argonauts– “a beautiful, passionate and shatteringly intelligent meditation on what it means not to accept binaries but to improvise an individual life that says, without fear, yes, and.”—Chicago Tribune. Nelson is also the author of four collections of poetry. In 2016 she was awarded the MacArthur Genius fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles where she teaches at the University of Southern California.

Julia Bryan-Wilson is a professor in the Department of History of Art at UC Berkeley, where she teaches courses on contemporary art and feminist/queer theory. She is the author of Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era, and Fray: Art & Textile Politics, and is a frequent contributor to Artforum.

Event date: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA
The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial Cover Image
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Published: University of California Press - February 1st, 2011