WHO & WHAT: An IRL EVENT with debut author Christopher Paul Harris, discussing his novel examining the insurgence of protest and political thought in Black Politics, To Build a Black Future. He will be joined in conversation with associate professor in the department of sociology at California State University at Long Beach, Steven Osuna.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 @ 7pm PST (doors @ 6:30pm)
WHERE: In-Person at Rep Club in Los Angeles (3054 S. Victoria Ave LA, CA 90016)
COVID REQUIREMENTS: Proof of vaccination and face covering while indoors is required to attend in-person. No exceptions.
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Christopher Paul Harris is assistant professor of Global and International Studies at University of California, Irvine. His work aims to understand the political lives, thought, and cultures of the Black diaspora and the underlying forces that shape them. Harris earned his Ph.D. in politics and historical studies from The New School for Social Research. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University. To Build a Black Future is his first book.
Steven Osuna lives in Los Angeles, where he is a father, partner, comrade, and intellectual. He is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Long Beach. He is a scholar of political economy, racism, policing, and criminalization in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America. His scholarship appears in journals such as Race & Class, the Journal of World Systems Research, the American Quarterly, and edited volumes such as U.S. Central Americans and The Futures of Black Radicalisms.