Black Arts International: Temporalities and Territories

    Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs will be coordinating an immersive black feminist delegation to this conference.   Participants will live together for the course of the week, participate in the events and synthesize them together over food and tea.  Conference Schedule Monday, October 9 12 – 1:30 pm (Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street) Official […]


Listening is Not a Luxury: Divine Technologies for Intergenerational Knowing (Princeton, NJ)

        Thursday, September 28, 2017 7:00pm  8:30pm McCormick 106 (Art Museum)Elm DrivePrinceton, NJ United States In this lecture Sista Docta Alexis Pauline Gumbs will draw on her experiences of oral history collection in black LGBTQ communities, archival research on black feminist writers and theoretical/poetic oracle making to create an interactive experience for the Princeton […]

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Divine Listening: Poetics and Practice (Workshop at Princeton)

Join Sista Docta Alexis Pauline Gumbs for a workshop that will combine writing, meditation, movement and listening.  And bring your friends. RSVP here: Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:00pm  1:30pm LGBT Center (Frist 247)1 Frist LanePrinceton, NJ, 08544United States (map)   Sponsored by Princeton BTGALA with support from the LGBT Center and the Women*s Center


Song in a Weary Throat: Honoring Pauli Murray at Barnard College

        ‘Song in a Weary Throat’: Pauli Murray’s Life and Legacy Rosalind Rosenberg, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Sangodare (Julia Roxanne Wallace) & Monica L. Miller SEP 25, 2017 | 6:00PMDiana Event Oval, 3009 Broadway, New York, New YorkCo-Sponsors: Department of Africana Studies and the Athena Center for Leadership StudiesPANEL   Until recently Pauli […]

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When We Free: Lexington KY Premiere

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Lexington, KY September 23, 2017 When We Free, written and directed by Julia Roxanne Wallace (Sangodare) and produced by Alexis Pauline Gumbs explore the spiritual questions that the newly free faced after emancipation from slavery in the Carolinas.  This ritual screening of the film will include engagement with the writer/director, […]


Libation Oracle: Great Mother Celebration (Lexington, KY)

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Lexington, KY September 22-24, 2017


Singing of a New American: Pauli Murray’s Legacy and Justice in the 21st Century (Howard Law School)

        Anna Pauline (Pauli) Murray [HUSL 1944] was a writer, activist, lawyer, university professor, priest, and saint. Over the course of 75 years, Murray worked at the intersection of race, sex, and gender. Black women were the center of her worldview. For Murray, equality required whatever it took to make Black women […]


Nikki Finney in Conversation with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Durham NC

Hayti Heritage Center.  804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701 September 14, 2017 6-8pm

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