Boulder JCC: Author Talk and Book Launch with Samira Mehta

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(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Event Details

In this emotionally powerful and intellectually provocative blend of memoir, cultural criticism, and theory, scholar and essayist Samira Mehta reflects on many facets of being multiracial.

The Racism of People Who Love You invites people of mixed race into the conversation on race in America and the melding of found and inherited cultures of hybrid identity.

Samira Mehta will be in conversation with Jennifer Ho, the Director of the Center for Humanities and Arts at CU, professor of Ethnic Studies, and the immediate past president of the Association for Asian American Studies

Please join us for post conversation social and book signing from 7:30 to 8

Samira K. Mehta is an Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Jewish Studies. Her research and teaching focus on the intersections of religion, culture, and gender, including the politics of family life and reproduction in the United States. Her first book, Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States was a National Jewish book award finalist.