Brown Bag talk with Professor Grégory Pierrot: “The Black Avenger: A Western Tradition of Novelty” on May 2, 2018 from 1:30-3:00 pm in Austin 217.
Grégory Pierrot is an Assistant Professor of English at UConn, Stamford. He has recently translated the French treatise Free Jazz/Black Power by Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli (Mississippi UP: 2015), and edited a scholarly edition of Marcus Rainsford’s An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti (Duke UP: 2013; co-edited with Paul Youngquist). His articles have been published in Studies in American Fiction, the African American Review, Criticism, and Notes and Queries. He is currently working on a monograph tentatively titled One in a Million: Black Avengers in Atlantic Culture.