blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1


FEATURE | March 1, 2004

An Interview with Samuel R. Delany
In September of 2003, critic and science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany visited Virginia Commonwealth University and neighboring Virginia Union University, reading from his fiction and nonfiction and delivering a lecture titled "The History of the Word 'Queer.'" He met with Marcel Cornis-Pope, chair of the Department of English at VCU, and Nathan Long, assistant professor of English at VUU, to talk about poetics, race, gender, queer studies, and contemporary literary theory.

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