E. PATRICK JOHNSON

Scholar & Artist

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E. Patrick Johnson is Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies and the Curator for Black Arts in the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts at Northwestern University.

Featured Performance

Sweet Tea

The acclaimed book is brought to life as E. Patrick Johnson seamlessly inhabits the many interviewees who comprise the fascinating oral history of black, gay southern life.

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**** 4 stars “Based on his award-winning and critically acclaimed book of the same name, Johnson takes a risk and plunges head first into the difficult subject matter of gay Black men living in southern states.”

 

MD Theatre Guide, September 2011

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Upcoming Events

November 19, 2019

Amherst, MA. Amherst Books.  Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Judy Frank

December 5, 2019

Chicago. Women and Children First Bookstore. Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Affinity Community Services

December 7, 2019

Atlanta. Charis Books & More. Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Beverly Guy Sheftall

January 23, 2020

Durham, NC. The Regulator Bookstore, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Alexis Pauline Gumbs

January 24, 2020

Asheville, NC. Malaprop’s Books & Cafe, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading

January 29, 2020

Cambridge, MA. Harvard Books, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading

February 6, 2020

Santa Barbara, CA. University of California at Santa Barbara, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Cherríe Moraga

February 7, 2020

Los Angeles. Skylight Books, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading & Conversation with Omi Osun Joni L. Jones

April 7, 2020

New York. Columbia University, Honeypot: Black Women Who Love Women Reading