"The Touring Machine (Flesh Thought Inside Out)"
A Lecture by Professor Fred Moten, Duke University
Location: East Pyne, 010
Date/Time: 03/07/12 at 4:30 pm - 03/07/12 at 6:00 pm
"The Touring Machine" takes a small, preliminary step towards investigating some relationships between the theory of blackness and the theory of mind. It does so by way of the work of John Coltrane, Jerry Fodor, Edouard Glissant, Catharine Malabou, and M. NourbeSe Philip.
Fred Moten is the Helen L. Bevington Professor of Modern Poetry at Duke University. He is author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press), Hughson's Tavern (Leon Works), B. Jenkins (Duke University Press), and two forthcoming books: The Feel Trio (Letter Machine Editions) and The Presence of Blackness: when one consents not to be a single being (Duke University Press).
Moten is a Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University.
Department: Center for African American Studies