Month: September 2022

Upcoming Book Talk: Evelyn M. Simien

Flyer for Evelyn Simien’s Sept. 28th Book TalkWednesday, September 28th

Evelyn M. Simien will be speaking about her book, Historic Firsts in U.S. Elections: Trailblazing Candidates in Gubernatorial, Congressional, and Mayoral Campaigns, this Wednesday from 12:15 – 1:30pm in OAK 408. Refreshments will be served. You can also join online via WebEx here!

Evelyn M. Simien is Professor of Political Science, and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Faculty Fellow for the 2022-23 academic year.  She is also affiliated with Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies. Her research has examined black feminist consciousness, racial-sexual violence suffered by African American women at the hands of lynch mobs, and the symbolic empowerment of historical first candidates. 

Upcoming Fall Series: “Faces, Masks, Bodies: Contemporary Cuban Writing, Art, and Performance.”

Flyer for the “Face, Masks, Bodies” series. It features the different weekly events. This fall, Cuban artists Paola Martínez Fiterre and Gigi de la Torre will be hosting a conversation highlighting their photographic and multimedia work on self-representation, the female body, the social order and process accompanied by art critic Mailyn Machado.

The series “Faces, Masks, Bodies: Contemporary Cuban Writing, Art, and Performance” will be a mix of online, hybrid, and in-person events held once a week.

The series will include discussions, writing workshops, guest speakers, and performances. Some events will be in Spanish, while others will provide English interpretation. 

Check out the first event on Tuesday, September 20th! It will be held online from 3:00-5:30 pm. You can register here

Plus, access the flyer of events here.