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April 21, 2011 Volume 32, No. 28

Black, gay and southern

E. Patrick Johnson, professor of African American studies and chair of the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, will perform an excerpt from “Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales,” at 7:30 p.m. April 25, Rhynsburger Theatre.

A performance artist who has published widely in the areas of race, class and gender, Johnson is working on an anthology of black queer performance texts and researching queer sexuality and performance in the black church.

The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a Q&A session. For more information, contact Ryan Black, LGBTQ Center Coordinator, at 573-884-7750.