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VIRTUAL: Poynter - Karen Tongson - Whiteness & Promises: Notes on Reading Errantly

Karen Tongson is the author of Why Karen Carpenter Matters (a finalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ Nonfiction), and Relocations: Queer Suburban Imaginaries (2011). In 2019, she received Lambda Literary’s Jeanne Córdova Award for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction for her body of work to date. She is chair of gender & sexuality studies, and Professor of gender & sexuality studies, English and American studies & ethnicity at USC. She is also co-editor of the award-winning book series, Postmillennial Pop with Henry Jenkins at NYU Press.

Black Futures, Feminist Solidarities

Join us for this virtual discussion with Margo Okazawa-Rey—educator, writer, and social justice activist—who will be discussing the importance of and steps to building feminist solidarities to resist gendered, racialized, classed violence, militarism, and conflict in the U.S. and across the world. A founding member of the Combahee River Collective and well known for her transnational feminist advocacy, Prof.

Amplified Voices

In celebration of Black History Month, the Yale Women’s Athletic Network and Yale Bulldogs for Change have partnered to host a guest panel highlighting Black Yale athletics alumni. The discussion will include their Black student-athlete experience at Yale, authentic allyship, navigating their careers, supporting Black women, leadership, and their motivation for social justice and community building.
Patricia Melton ’83 (Women’s Track & Field)
Francine Chew ’00 (Women’s Crew)
Stephany Reaves-Couper ’10 (Women’s Track & Field)

VIRTUAL: Disability (In)Visibility: Moving from Inclusion to Justice

Join us for our 2021 Pan Asian American Heritage Month Keynote featuring Alice Wong (she/her). Alice is a disabled activist, media maker, and consultant. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture created in 2014. Currently, Alice is the editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century, an anthology of essays by disabled people, available now by Vintage Books (2020). You can find her on Twitter: @SFdirewolf.

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