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TBAB Book Club: Notes Of A Native Son (S04X02)

For the first episode of the fourth season, we're reading the book 📙 None of the Above: Reflections on Life Beyond the Binary by T. Alabanza. This book has been selected for the theme Black & Queer.

For a complete overview of our book club (2024), see or follow us on Instagram @theblackarchives.bijlmer.

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📙 S04E07

📚 None of the Above: Reflections on Life Beyond the Binary

✒ T. Alabanza

🗓️ Saturday, July 20, 2023

🕥 from 11:00 – 13:00/14:00, doors open at 10:30

TBAB Book Club S04E07 focuses on the concept of gender with Travis Alabanza's NONE OF THE ABOVE: REFLECTIONS ON LIFE BEYOND THE BINARY. We have chosen this book for the theme Black & Queer. This book places the author's voice, a multidisciplinary artist/performer, at the center by following the seven sentences/statements. We explore Travis' survival as a Black, trans, gender-non-conforming person in the UK.

Language for the talk: 🇳🇱 + 🇬🇧


For another extra episode in our fourth season, we will once again be reading the book 📙 Giovanni’s Room and📙 If Beale Street Could Talk. But central to this season's talk is📙 Notes Of A Native Son. These titles are linked to our themes Afro-American, Liefde en (Black &) Queer. Our extra episode is part of the Icons In Literature weekend: James Baldwin.

🇳🇱 + 🇬🇧 The books are available in English abd some our available in Dutch and other languages. We can facilitate Dutch and English talks and will provide one of them or both, according to the attendees. Please register on time, so we can prepare accordingly.

📚 Icons In Literature takes place on Saturday, November 15th, and is followed by The Black Archives Bijlmer’s book club on Saturday and the Reading In Black’s book club on Sunday. This whole weekend provides a perfect opportunity to learn more about James Baldwin, discuss his works, and celebrate Baldwin's legacy. It's also a great opportunity to connect with like-minded readers and literature enthusiasts.

🗓️ Saturday, November 16, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, with doors opening at 10:30 AM and the event concluding with aftertalks and vibes at 2:00 PM. In case of high demand or special requests, we will organize an additional session in the afternoon (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM).

📌 The location is Bijlmerplein 140 in the Amsterdamse Poort. This is the home of The Black Archives Bijlmer.

🙏🏽 Peace, on behalf of the team van TBAB Book Club: Wally, Meredith en Chanell

Diaspora focus: Verenigde Staten van Amerika 🇺🇸

Voertaal/language for the talk: 🇳🇱 + 🇬🇧

TBAB Book Club: Notes Of A Native Son (S04X02)
Art/CultureBooks & LiteratureSocial GatheringEducational
Sat 16/11
10:30 - 13:00
The Black Archives Bijlmer, Amsterdam Zuidoost

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