Lahey Lecture 2017 Poster

Join Writers Read and the Concordia University Department of English for our 2017 Lahey Lecture, featuring Fred Moten, Professor of English at University of California, Riverside. Moten’s work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry and critical theory. He is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (2003), The Little Edges (2015), A Poetics of the Undercommons (2016), amongst many others. In 2016, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Stephen E. Henderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry by the African American Literature and Culture Society. The title of his lecture is “And: A Reply to Daniel Tiffany’s ‘Cheap Signaling.'” The original essay can be found here:

The Lahey Lecture 2017 will take place on Friday, September 29, from 4-6pm, in Hall 763, and will be followed by a poetry reading from 7-8.30pm at the same location.


Featured Image: Fred Moten | Image by Kari Orvik