A shelf of books — some opening lines — some resources for engaging “the capaciousness of the work of abolition” (Saidiya Hartman*) — some links outside

Visit Poetry Center Archive News to read A shelf of books — some opening lines — some resources for engaging “the capaciousness of the work of abolition” (Saidiya Hartman*) — some links outside, posted June 24, 2020.

* Saidiya Hartman's quotation comes from John Akomfrah in conversation with Tina Campt, Ekow Eshun, and Saidiya Hartman, on Akomfrah and the Black Audio Film Collective’s Handsworth Songs (1986) and other subjects; chaired by Ekow Eshun, hosted by Lisson Gallery, London, New York, Shanghai, June 18, 2020.