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David Wright Faladé headshot David Wright Faladé © Cristobal Vivar
Lynn Nottage headshot Lynn Nottage © Lynn Savarese
Ilyon Woo headshot Ilyon Woo © Michael Wilson

Freedom Narratives: David Wright Faladé, Ilyon Woo with Lynn Nottage

Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Explosive stories of real and dramatic struggles for freedom by enslaved and formerly enslaved people in 19th-century America.Read More ›
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   UPCOMING EVENTS   

Camonghne Felix headshot Camonghne Felix © Cory Vanderploeg
Bunny Michael headshot Courtesy Bunny Michael

Camonghne Felix with Bunny Michael: Dyscalculia

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The poet and essayist negotiates the misalignments of perception and reality, love and harm, and the politics of heartbreak.Read More ›
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Lizzie Borden headshot Courtesy Lizzie Borden
Lily Burana headshot Courtesy Lily Burana
Jodi Sh. Doff headshot Jodi Sh. Doff © Claudia Paul
Reese Piper headshot Courtesy Reese Piper
Essence Revealed headshot Essence Revealed © David Dyte
Jo Weldon headshot Jo Weldon © Don Spiro

Challenging Narratives About Stripping

Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Contributors share readings from a new collection of autobiographical essays on stripping and sex work. Hosted by filmmaker Lizzie Borden. Read More ›
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Angela Saini headshot Courtesy Angela Saini

Patriarchy Smasher: Angela Saini

Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Saini’s groundbreaking exploration of gendered oppression looks for truth behind distorted ideas about male supremacy.Read More ›
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Julie Golia headshot Courtesy Julie Golia
Jeremiah Moss headshot Courtesy Jeremiah Moss
Camilo José Vergara headshot Courtesy Camilo José Vergara

Pandemic Diaries: Julie Golia, Jeremiah Moss, and Camilo José Vergara

Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 7 - 8 PM
Approaching the third anniversary of the city’s shutdown, new archival, photographic, and literary projects reflect back on New York’s early pandemic days.Read More ›
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Meredith Broussard headshot Meredith Broussard © Devin Curry

Meredith Broussard: Bias Is More than a Glitch

Monday, March 20, 2023, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The data journalist and NYU professor discusses confronting race, gender, and ability biases in tech.Read More ›
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