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Nonfiction Reading Series— Kevin Adonis Browne and Krista Kennedy

April 1, 2022 at 11:00am12:15pm EDT

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Please join the Nonfiction Reading Series for our second event of the academic year.  Our featured readers will be Professors Kevin Adonis Brown and Krista Kennedy of the Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition. They will be reading from their work in-progress and addressing questions about how they work with nonfiction writing as a genre.

Please reach out to Eileen Schell at for Zoom link.

Kevin Adonis Browne, PhD., is a Caribbean American photographer, writer, and speaker. He is the author of two books: Tropic Tendencies: Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean (2013) and HIGH MAS: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture (2018), which won the OCM Bocas Prize in Caribbean Literature in 2019. He is Associate Professor of Writing & Rhetoric and co-founder of the Caribbean Memory Project. Currently, his work exists at the intersection of fine art, documentary, street photography, creative nonfiction, and memoir. He will be reading an excerpt from his essay “No Words,” which forms the textual basis of the No Words Project, a multimodal essay on Black Life.

Krista Kennedy, PhD., is a writer, photographer, and cook. They are the author of a book and numerous articles on rhetorics of technology, artificial intelligence, data ethics, and deafness. They are also interested in the ways we construct our relationships with technologies, whether contemporary or historical. Kennedy is Associate Professor of Writing & Rhetoric as well as a core faculty member in the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute and was recently NEH Distinguished Visiting Professor of Writing & Rhetoric at Colgate University. They will be reading from their current book project, Attunement: Deafness, Technology, and a Life in Education.

This event was published on March 21, 2022.

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