The Contemporary Urgencies of Audre Lorde’s Legacy

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THE CONTEMPORARY URGENCIES OF AUDRE LORDE’S LEGACY, MARCH 7-21, 2013
Medicines for Survival: Indigenous Knowledge and the Sacred with M. Jacqui Alexander
DATE: Thursday March 7th
PLACE: HNES 140, FES, York University
TIME: 6 p.m.

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.

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.

backforward collective presents “After the 9-5 in Audre’s Livingroom”
(An intimate, collaborative poetry marathon recite &r espond multidisciplinary hangout!)
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, FES; Office of the Dean; ACE and the Seminar Series in Equity and Diversity at FES; Faculty of Health; 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

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