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"I read to lose myself and find myself at the same time." - Imani Mosley

Literature and Social Justice Series

A series of writers, activists, performers, and scholars who are making the connection between literature and social justice. 

Fall 2021:

Gentefication, A Talk by Antonio López: October 28 at 1:30 pm. Zoom link. 

Past events:

February 10th, 12:00 pm: Author and environmental activist Jenny Price presents her new book Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto. Zoom link. 

"Hundred Flowers Hidden Deep: Queer Aesthetics and Sensibility in Chinese Cinema,"
A talk by Dr. Weisong Gao, followed by Q&A: February 22 at 4:00 pm. Zoom link.

March 5, 7:00: Q&A with Debra Ann Byrd about her one-woman show, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's Journey, available with a special Vimeo code for three days before March 5. Zoom link to Q&A. More info here.Aimee Suzara Poetry Reading: September 23, 2020.

Dr. Peniel Joseph on Malcolm X and MLK jr: September 28, 2020

Playwright Cherríe Moraga on Heroes and Saints: October 14, 2020

In Conversation with Debra Ann Byrd, Founder of Harlem Shakespeare Festival: November 5, 2020.

Live Zoom Performance of Kirstina Wong: Sweatshop Overlord: December 2, 2020