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African American Literature and Culture Now symposium

Please join the Departments of English and Afroamerican and African Studies for a series of events next week for the African American Literature and Culture Now symposium. The two-day symposium brings together a group of leading scholars in African American humanistic fields to identify and discuss the central questions that animate 21st-century Black Studies.

African American Literature and Culture Now symposium

Please join the Departments of English and Afroamerican and African Studies for a series of events next week for the African American Literature and Culture Now symposium. The two-day symposium brings together a group of leading scholars in African American humanistic fields to identify and discuss the central questions that animate 21st-century Black Studies.

Trans Awareness Week 2019 Keynote Speaker: Kavi Ade

Please join this year's Transgender Awareness Week Keynote speaker, Kavi Ade, on Monday, November 18th, 6:30-7:30 pm at the School of Social Work, Room ECC (located on the first floor). Kavi Ade is a Black Trans Queer speaker, arts educator and nationally recognized poet of Afro & Indigenous Caribbean descent. Speaking on race, gender, sexuality, mental health, domestic violence, and sexual assault Kavi’s work grapples with being set at the throne of violence, and exploring the ways a body can learn to survive.

Feminist Futures: Art, Design & Activism Series Kick-off Party + Participatory Performance & Reading

Join us for the official kick-off party for the Feminist Futures: Art, Design & Activism Event Series. The afternoon will include participatory readings of texts and poetry on feminism, queerness and gender written by Gloria Anzaldúa, Zach Blas, Lucy Lippard, Audre Lorde, Fred Moten, and Wu Tsang.