“Rebirth of the Flesh”: David Bowie & Prince’s (Dis)identifications—On Race, Gender, & Sexuality (conference session)

Event time: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Yale University Art Gallery See map
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

“Rebirth of the Flesh”: David Bowie & Prince’s (Dis)identifications—On Race, Gender, & Sexuality

Speakers:
Jack Halberstam, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, Columbia University, “Trans*Bowie”
Ann Powers, author, critic, and correspondent for NPR Music, “I Am Something You’ll Never Understand: Facing the Strange with Bowie and Prince”
Daphne A. Brooks, Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Theater Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Yale University, “Blackstar, Bright Star, Not a Gangstar: Revolutionary Black Feminisms through Bowie & Prince”

Moderator: Hazel V. Carby, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies, Yale University