Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Carl A. Fields Center
FREE and open to public

Roxane Gay, noted writer, professor and commentator, will be visiting campus. She is the author of many works such as Bad Feminist, Difficult Women, and most recently, Hunger, a memoir about her experiences with food and body image. She will be giving a talk about intersectionality as a black queer female writer, and how she incorporates elements of social justice into her work.

A reception and book signing to follow the event. Free and open to the public.


Roxane gay headshotROXANE GAY’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014Best American Short Stories 2012Best Sex Writing 2012A Public SpaceMcSweeney’sTin HouseOxford AmericanAmerican Short FictionVirginia Quarterly Review, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books AyitiAn Untamed State, the New York Timesbestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel. She has several books forthcoming and is also at work on television and film projects.

Presented By

  • Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Carl A. Fields Center

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