Michael Brandon McCormack will deliver the 14th Annual Bishop E.T. Dixon Lecture, “On Black Life Insisted from Death: A Critical Meditation on Queen & Slim.” McCormack is an Associate Professor of Pan-African Studies and Comparative Humanities at the University of Louisville, where he specializes in black religion and cultural studies.
“Queen & Slim,” the critically acclaimed 2019 film, follows two African Americans who go on the run after killing a police officer in self-defense during a traffic stop gone wrong.
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Location: Huston-Tillotson University, Agard-Lovinggood Auditorium, 900 Chicon St, Austin, 78702