Words of Wild Survival: Wombs, Wounds, Wastelands, Water

Location: UC Irvine / HG 1010 | Time: September 14, 2018 / 9:00 AM–1:00 PM

Creative writing about African, African American, and Native American responses to ecological catastrophe. A public conference from of UCHRI’s Faculty Residency, “Words of Wild Survival: Wombs, Wounds, Wastelands, and Water.”

Featured Speakers

Ngugi wa Thiong’o, UC Irvine

Mishuana Goeman, UC Los Angeles

Natalia Molebatsi, UNISA

Salvador Zárate, UC Irvine

Amrah Salomon-J, UC San Diego

Channon Miller, US Davis

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, UC Irvine

Marlene Brito-Millan, US Davis

Manny Preciado, UC Irvine

Brad Werner, UC San Diego

Abby Reyes, UC Irvine

Latoya Williams, OUSD

Martín Fernández Fernández, USC (Spain)

Paid Parking available at Mesa Parking Structure, Corner of Mesa and E. Peltason. RSVP with twilloug@uci.edu.

Co-Sponsored by Village Verbals, University of South Africa, UC Consortium for Black Studies, UCI Community Resilience Projects, UCI Faculty Collaborative Conference Grant, UCI Center for Black Cultures, Resources, and Research, and with Special Gratitude to Aliyah Collins, UCI Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, Salvador Zárate, Amrah Salomon-J, Channon Miller, Jennifer Choy, Suedine Nakano, Beth Greene, Arielle Read, Dwayne Pack, Wylie Visconti, Mellon Mays Program, Adisa Ajamu, Photo Credit: LaShonda Carter