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10/28: Radical Poetics of “Escrita Mulher Negra” with Raquel Almeida

Monday, October 28, 2019

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Room 9205

CUNY Graduate Center

365 5th ave, NY NY 10016

Join us for a performance/reading in Portuguese

Raquel Almeida, Creative Writer, Activist, Educator and Cultural Producer, Elo da Corrente Collective and Ayó Productions, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Author of Duas Gerações Sobrevivendo no Gueto (2008) Sagrado Sopro: Do Solo que renasço (2015) and Contos de Yonu (Forthcoming December 2019)

Followed by a Conversation in English and Portuguese
On Intersectional Activism in Brazil: Challenges and Advances

Moderated by
Sarah Soanirina Ohmer, Latin American and Latino Studies, Africana Studies, Women’s Studies, CUNY Lehman College

Cosponsored with Ayó Productions, Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies and Department of Africana Studies, Lehman College, and The Center for Place, Culture and Politics, Defend Democracy in Brazil, and the Center For The Study of Women and Society at the Graduate Center Center.

This event is free and open to the public.