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Khadijah Queen

Khadijah Queen

Queen, Khadijah
Title: Khadijah Queen
Reading Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016

Welcome and Introduction-25462

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by Hannah Ensor

Opening Remarks-25464

Ann Hamilton: the event of a thread-25466

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Khadijah Queen shows a video of Ann Hamilton's 2012 art installation, the event of a thread.

A Drawing-25468

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Khadijah Queen shares a drawing of a performance art piece. 

"bloodroot," "Dear Fear," "Dear Fear," and "Dear Fear,"-25470

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"bloodroot: our native bloodroot..."

"Dear Fear, A sound made by a living animal..."

"Dear Fear, True or false, you crawl..."

"Dear Fear, Some fears exist in space..."


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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"Fibromyalgia AKA"-25472

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"Coronado"-25474

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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"A population of 10% women clearly means 90% men"-25476

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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"Dear Fear,"-25478

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"Dear Fear, I start in straight lines then..."


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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

Drawings-25480

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Khadijah Queen shares several drawings inspired by spectacle, race, disability, and the body. 

"Dear Fear," and "Dear Fear,"-25482

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"Dear Fear, The body can be whole..."

"Dear Fear, When I write, it also feels like listening..."


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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"I couldn't have been anyone else in 2006"-25484

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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

"The base of the damaged..."-25486

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Queen, Khadijah. Fearful Beloved. Argos Books, 2015. 

A Sound Poem Collaboration-25488

"Return via Two Renaissances to a Distinct Unmasking"-25490

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Queen, Khadijah. Conduit. Los Angeles: Black Goat/Akashic Books, 2008. 

On race, spectacle, performance, and "Non-Sequitur"-25492

From "Non-Sequitur": Act I, Scene 1-25494

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Queen, Khadijah. Black Peculiar. Las Cruces: Noemi Press, 2011. 

From "Non-Sequitur": Act 2, Scene 2-25496

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Queen, Khadijah. Black Peculiar. Las Cruces: Noemi Press, 2011. 

"Musical Interlude" -25498

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From the book-length version of the play Non-Sequitur.


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Queen, Khadijah. Non-Sequitur. Brooklyn: Litmus Press, 2015. 

On women as commodities; selections from "I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men and What I Had On"-25500

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Queen, Khadijah. I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men and What I Had On. Alexander, AR: Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013. Web. 23 March 2016.

Question and Answer Session-25502

Reading Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Africana Studies Department, UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Khadijah Queen reads from her collections Conduit (2008), Black Peculiar (2011), and Fearful Beloved (2015); she also shares drawings, photos, and video and sound clips. This reading was given as part of the Spectacular Poetics Series. 

Khadijah Queen by Hannah Ensor
Khadijah Queen by Hannah Ensor

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