The University of British Columbia’s English Department and The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice are co-sponsoring Cord J. Whitaker’s public lecture on 14 October 2014 (4pm in Jack Bell 028). Dr. Whitaker is Assistant Professor of English at Wellesley College and is completing a book manuscript called Black Metaphors: Race, Religion, and Rhetoric in the Literature of Medieval England. His talk, “B(l)ack Home in the Medieval Garden: Time, Space, and Race in Jessie Redmon Fauset’s Medievalism,” will be of interest to students and scholars working in Medieval Studies, African American Studies, and ecotheory. Visit the GRSJ webpage for more information. Please join us for this exciting event!