THE CONTEMPORARY URGENCIES OF AUDRE LORDE’S LEGACY, MARCH 7-21, 2013

 

 Community Arts Practice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University in association with

Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto

 

Invite you to

 

THE CONTEMPORARY URGENCIES OF AUDRE LORDE’S LEGACY, MARCH 7-21, 2013

 

Medicines for Survival: Indigenous Knowledge and the Sacred: a lecture by M. Jacqui Alexander

DATE: Thursday March 7th

PLACE: HNES 140, FES, York University

TIME: 6 p.m.

http://www.utoronto.ca/ethnicstudies/fac_wgsi.html

 

Litanies for our Survival: Visual and Performative Conversations with Audre Lorde and inaugural exhibition in new Community Arts Practice Space

DATE: Thursday March 7th

PLACE: HNES 283 and throughout the building, FES, York University

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Film screening, Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992 (directed by Dagmar Schultz)

Followed by panel discussion with Dagmar Schultz, Marion Kraft, Gloria Wekker, M. Jacqui Alexander, Carol Allain, Farrah Khan, Bonita Lawrence

DATE: Friday March 15th

PLACE: William Doo Auditorium, University of Toronto, 45 Willcocks Street

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

http://www.audrelorde-theberlinyears.com/emails/orgs_english_short.html

 

 

What’s (Homo)Sexuality got to do with it? Lecture by Gloria Wekker, with responses from Anna Agathangelou and Jin Haritaworn, chaired by Ena Dua

DATE: Tuesday March 19th,

PLACE: HNES 140, FES, York University

TIME: 1 p.m.

 

“After the 9-5 in Audre’s Livingroom”

(An intimate, collaborative poetry marathon recite &r espond multidisciplinary hangout!)
presented by backforward collective 

DATE: Thursday March 21st

PLACE: Whippersnapper Gallery, 594b Dundas St. West

TIME: 6 – 11 pm

 

 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. PLEASE ADVERTISE WIDELY.

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YORK UNIVERSITY SPONSORS: Community Arts Practice, Office of the Dean; ACE and the Seminar Series in Equity and Diversity at FES; Faculty of Health; Centre for Feminist Research at York University and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

 

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SPONSORS: Women and Gender Studies; Principal’s Initiatives Fund at New College; Equity Studies; Caribbean Studies; Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education, OISE; Centre for the Study of the United States; Sexual Diversity Studies; Anti-Racism and Diversity; Status of Women; Cinema Studies; Canadian Studies

 

CONTACT:
anique.j.jordan@gmail.com
or
Honor Ford-Smith, PhD.
Associate Professor
Community and Environmental Arts
Faculty of Environmental Studies
280, HNES Bldg
York University
4700 Keele St,
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

phone: 416-736-2100 X22629
fax: 416-736-5679

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