Book Launch and Discussion: Bianca Williams, "The Pursuit of Happiness..."

FEB 22, 2018 | 4:30 PM TO 6:30 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

6402: Anthropology Student Lounge

WHEN:

February 22, 2018: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM

CONTACT INFO:

212-817-8005

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

Ph.D. Program in Anthropology

Description

Bianca Williams is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, CUNY and author of "The Pursuit of Happiness". She will be joined in discussion by Tami Navarro, Director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard and Lee D. Baker, Professor of Anthropology, Sociology and African & African American Studies at Duke University.

The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism (Duke University Press: 2018), traces the experiences of African American women as they travel to Jamaica on "girlfriend tours," constructing notions of racial, sexual, and emotional belonging by forming relationships with Jamaican men and other "girlfriends."

For more information, and to order the paperback at a 30% discount, please visit https://www.dukeupress.edu/the-pursuit-of-happiness and enter coupon code E18PURSU during checkout.