"(The External World) When a Stranger Appears”

Fred Moten is the Helen L. Bevington Professor of Modern Poetry at Duke University, poet and author of influential studies of black literature and performance including In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press, 2003), which deals with the “complex, sounded relationship between black performance and black radicalism,” Moten's current projects include two critical texts, consent not to be a single being (forthcoming from Duke University Press) and Animechanical Flesh, which extend his study of black art and social life, and a new collection of poems, The Little Edges.

 

Curtis Mayfield, "I Plan to Stay a Believer"

 

Anthony Braxton, "To Pianist Cecil Taylor"