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Readings for Speakers & Events: Imani Perry 3/2/23

Supporting readings for on-campus speakers and events.


Dr. Imani Perry
Kenan Lecture
March 2, 2023
Haggin Auditorium




Perry, Imani. “Occupying the Universal, Embodying the Subject: African American Literary Jurisprudence.” Law and Literature, vol. 17, no. 1, 2005, pp. 97–129.

Perry, Imani. “Of Degraded Talk, Digital Tongues, and a Commitment to Care.” Profession, 2012, pp. 17–24.

Perry, Imani. “Guest Column: What Is True in Our World? A Revival.” PMLA, vol. 129, no. 2, 2014, pp. 167–70.

Perry, Imani. “The Way Home.TIME Magazine, vol. 199, no. 5/6, Feb. 2022, pp. 46–50.

Perry, Imani. “I Searched for Answers About My Enslaved Ancestor. What I Found Was More Questions.” Time.Com, Jan. 2022.

Perry, Imani. "The Country Idiom of Hip-Hop: How trickster tales, diasporic toasts, and James Brown shaped a genre." Oxford American. vol. 119, Winter 2022.

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