2023 Pan Asian American Heritage Month (PAAHM) Keynote ft. D’Lo

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Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall (SSS) See map
1 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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D’Lo​ is a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American speaker and performer. Join the Asian American Cultural Center for this memorable keynote as we kickoff a month-long 2023 PAAHM celebration with a solo show performance by D’Lo followed by a moderated dialogue on his life’s work.
Rooted in social justice, D’Lo brings the fierce with the funny through his stories and stand-up comedy about being a queer/trans person raised within an immigrant family and community, as well as his stories about being an artist who was schooled by hip-hop, feminists, and queer artist elders. D’Lo’s TV/film credits include the HBO series LOOKING, the Amazon series TRANSPARENT, the Netflix series SENSE 8 and MR. ROBOT, and NBC’s CONNECTING, as well as the web series EASTSIDERS, DYKE CENTRAL, MINIMUM WAGE, and his very own web series PRIVATE DICK. He can also be seen in the new short feature film, THE SYED FAMILY XMAS EVE GAME NIGHT, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2021. D’Lo is the recipient of numerous grants and awards for his work. Most recently, D’Lo was awarded the Artist Disruptor Fellowship for TV Writing through the Center for Cultural Performance, the Civic Media Fellowship through USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab funded by the MacArthur Foundation, a Cultural Trailblazer Award from the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Cultural Affairs, and a CTG Sherwood Award for Theater.
Co-sponsored by the Office of LGBTQ Resources and the Yale LGBTQ Affinity Group.

Free but register in advance