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at home: Artists in Conversation | Jadé Fadojutimi

Jadé Fadojutimi talks with Julia Carver, curator, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Fadojutimi will discuss her studio practice and her recent projects.
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Born in London in 1993, Fadojutimi is a British artist of Nigerian heritage. Her abstract paintings are often monumental in scale and make use of elements such as grids, layers, and disparate marks that create a sense of continual transformation. She refers to her paintings as “emotional landscapes” in which she questions everyday experiences, memories, and self-knowledge.

Pressing Onward: The Imperative Resilience of Latina Migrant Mothers

Pressing Onward centers the stories of mothers who migrated from Latin America, settled in New Haven, Connecticut, and overcame trauma and ongoing adversity to build futures for their children. These migrant mothers enact imperative resilience, engaging cognitive and social strategies to resist racial, economic and gender-based oppression to seguir adelante, or press onward.
Meet author Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. and be a part of the conversation with interviewer Jenny Medina Morris, Managing Director and Consultant, Omniculture Communications.

Fair Haven Day

Join us for a parade and festival celebrating community, local art and artists, culture, sports, creativity, entrepreneurship, and partnership, presented by and for the Fair Haven neighborhood. Fair Haven Day begins with the Fair Haven Community Parade organized by the Mary Wade Home, followed by a full day of activities at the Arts & Ideas Fair Haven Neighborhood Festival.
Saturday, May 6, 12-6 pm. Fair Haven School. 164 Grand Avenue.
Co-sponsored by the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies

Amy Harmon (Thursday, 5/4): "Could Somebody Please Debunk This?’: Writing About Science When Even the Scientists Are Nervous”: Genomics & Society Series.

Technological innovations are rapidly deepening our understanding of the human genome for both scientists and the public alike, emphasizing the need to explore the societal implications of the genomic revolution. This year’s series will explore the complex, changing relationship on what science can tell us about our ancestry, how this science can be performed more equitably, and how these genomic insights translate into the public’s understanding of race, medicine, and history.

Ameen Mokdad's the Curve Tour

Benjamin Franklin College is hosting a College Tea on May 3 from 4-6pm at Lighten Theater. The event will feature Iraqi composer and instrumentalist Ameen Mokdad, Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet, and the Hartford-based Cuatro Puntos Ensemble. Together they will be performing “The Curve Tour”.
Ameen was trapped in hiding by ISIS for nearly two years in his hometown of Mosul. During that time, he wrote an extraordinary repertoire of powerfully emotional music that traverses the range of emotions: fear, defeat, hope and rebirth.

Opposing Racism through the Lens of Franco-American Experiences

“Opposing Racism through the Lens of Franco-American Experiences” showcases stories of New England’s Franco-Americans who were targeted by white supremacy groups in the 1920s. New England’s Franco-Americans were not assimilating into the American way of life as other immigrants were doing (e.g., they strove to preserve their French language). This event is one of a series of in-person workshops throughout the Midwest, using selections from Ben Levine’s “Waking Up French” documentary to share the little-known and startling history of Franco-American oppression.

2023 Yale Conference on Mental Illness

You are invited to the Yale School of Management to join a conversation on Rethinking the US System for people who experience severe and persistent mental illness at the inaugural Yale Conference on Mental Illness.
The theme for this inaugural student-led conference is Rethinking the US System for people who experience severe and persistent mental illness. The approach includes keynote speaker/panelist presentations and ideation sessions in smaller groups. The audience is invited to participate by asking questions and sharing your insights and perspectives on the theme.

VIRTUAL: Hanging with Our Younger Selves: Uplifting the Future of AAPI Mental Health

Join our panel as we talk to a variety of AAPI-focused mental health counselors and learn about their stories in career acquisition. Have a chance to speak to them personally and learn about opportunities young people can have to boost their career in mental health! Panelists include: Yale School of Nursing Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student Peggy Wong ’24 MSN, Dr. Eunice Yuen of the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Child Study Center, Dr. Tim Huang of Mind X PLLC, and Amy Tao-Foster of the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center.
Anyone is welcome to join!

VIRTUAL: Yale Blue Green Sustainability Webinar Series featuring Sten Vermund and Omolade Adunbi ’04 MA, ’10 PhD

Join us for this virtual program with Sten Vermund, MD, PhD, and Omolade Adunbi ’04 MA, ’10 PhD, who will discuss environmental equity and human health in the context of climate change and the global politics of natural resource extraction. Moderating this session is Chip Spear ’74, board co-chair of Yale Blue Green.

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