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The Anticipation of Eve

From the Lorraine Hansberry Archive

Aug 02, 2024


As part of the official repository of the Lorraine Hansberry papers at the Schomburg Center, The Anticipation of Eve is part of a series of short stories Hansberry wrote under the pseudonym Emily Jones with subject matter pertaining to queer characters and relationship dynamics. This rare text from Hansberry’s archive of scarcely published lesbian fiction will be performed and discussed by artists zakkiyyah najeebah dumas-o’neal, AJ McClenon, and Bimbola Akinbola.  

August 2, 2024 | Penthouse, The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637) | Doors Open and Activation at 6:30pm | Reading at 7:00pm

This event is part of this year’s Spotlight Reading Series; all programming in the Spotlight Reading Series are free and open to the public. Learn more about the annual series here.

Artwork: to render the infinite by zakkiyyah najeebah dumas-o’neal. 

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