I’m knee-deep into the Knight Fellowship (more on that in October) so I’ve been scarce around here lately. But I did want to post about some upcoming events, since I love meeting Racializens in the world.
TONIGHT, 7 PM
101 East Brooklyn St
Gambier, OH 43022
Presenting “From Rape Culture to Pop Culture” as part of their Take Back the Night Programming. After-chat at the Cozier Center.
This is a version of the talk I summarized in “Some Notes on Rape Culture.”
October 4, 4 PM
Wexner Center for the Arts
1871 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43201
Panelist during the Pop Impact Symposium. Description here:
How do feminist, queer, and critical race theories “trickle down” into the creation of popular culture? Entertainment industry insiders discuss how their educational experiences and critical concepts are introduced and circulate in their work. Cultural critic and digital media consultant Latoya Peterson (Racialicious) and comedian and writer Angela V. Shelton (Frangela) talk with moderator Kimberly Springer from Ohio State’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Cosponsored by Ohio State’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with support from Arts & Humanities.
Northampton, MA 01063
Keynote–Against Pearl Clutching: Rebels, Renegades, and Critical Resistance
A look at social rebellion and historical revision through the lens of pop culture. Pearls and Cashmere, campus racism, and the politics of exclusion will be discussed.
Workshop–Bridging the Gaps: Solidarity Beyond Clichés
This workshop will focus on reading, journaling, and partner exercises designed to explore the difficulties in creating broadly inclusive spaces and creating frameworks and language that will allow for the formation of lasting coalitions.
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