Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 4:00pm
Harvard COOP Bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South is a collection of twelve short stories that address issues of race, place, and identity in the post-Civil Rights American South. Using historical, spectral, and hiphop infused fiction, Boondock Kollage critically engages readers to question the intersections of regionalism and black culture in current American society.
Regina N. Bradley is from Albany, Georgia and the author of Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South (Peter Lang, 2017). She earned her Ph.D. in Literature from Florida State University, an M.A. in African American and African Diaspora Studies from Indiana University, and a B.A. in English from Albany State University in Albany, GA. Dr. Bradley's academic research and writing focus on the post-Civil Rights Black American South, hiphop culture, and race and sound studies. She is also an acclaimed fiction writer, with her work being featured in Obsidian Journal, Oxford American Magazine, and Transition Magazine. Dr. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. She can be reached at www.redclayscholar.com.
This event is co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research and the Harvard COOP Bookstore.