Living Writer Guest Author, Khary Polk's, Reading at Peace United Church on 10/25

October 20, 2018

Because of the planned AFSCME 3299 strike on campus, we have moved Khary Polk's Living Writers presentation to an off campus site: Peace United Church, 900 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060, keeping the original date 10/25 and time, from 5:20-6:55 PM. Parking is available on site. We hope to see you there! In reminder is Dr. Polk's bio below.




October 25: Khary Polk, Amherst College


Khary Polk is an Assistant Professor of Black Studies & Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies at Amherst College. He attended Oberlin College as an undergraduate, where he majored in English with a concentration of Creative Writing, and received his Ph.D. in American Studies from New York University. Polk has written for the studio Museum of Harlem, The Journal of Negro History, Women's Studies Quarterly, Gawker, the journal Biography, and has contributed essays to a number of queer of color anthologies, including Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity Objectification, and the Desire to Conform, If We Have To Take Tomorrow, Corpus, and Think Again. His forthcoming book, We Don't Need Another Hero: Race, Sexuality, and Black Mitiary Workers Abroad, will be published by University of North Carolina Press in Fall 2019.