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March 18, 2017

Afro-Futurism and Black Feminist Possibility

March 18th Afro-Futurism Series Hayti Heritage Center

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February 18, 2017

Wild Child: Transforming Intergenerational Trauma into Power and Action (a writing workshop on Audre Lorde’s Birthday!)

an all-day writing retreat facilitated by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Alexis Pauline Gumbs.  Sign up coming soon.  

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February 9, 2017

Revolutionary Mothering: Revolutionary Mothering: Radical Caretaking as Essential to Creating Revolutionary Communities

Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:00 am to 10:15 am Marquis Salon 7 & 8, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Two Revolutionary Mothering: Radical Caretaking as Essential to Creating Revolutionary Communities. (Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens, Lisa Factora-Borchers, TK Karakashian Tunchez, Autumn Brown) Inspired by the legacy of radical and queer Black feminists of the 1970s and […]

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February 6, 2017

Revolutionary Mothering and Queer Survival–University of Washington Law School

Revolutionary Mothering and Queer Survival: A Reproductive Justice Perspective on Current Legal Realities. Gates Public Service Law Speaker Series Learn about the legal system’s relationship to family through the  lens of incarceration, race and queerness. Join activists working at the intersections local and nationally for a discussion on critical sites of reproductive injustice and community-generated […]

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February 3, 2017

Affect & Audience in the Digital Age: Activist Poetics-University of Washington

The symposium Activist Poetics examines notions of activist poiesis and activist poetics to investigate the intersections between digital activism, contemporary experimental writing and performance, and new media practices. This symposium includes a public performance shaped by the engagements of our participants. #Blacklivesmatter, #sayhername, #blacktranslivesmatter: these hashtags are incantations, poetic phrases used to mobilize social movements […]

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