Details
Start:

March 13 - 02:30 pm

End:

May 24 - 04:00 pm

Event Category:

Partner-organized events, Talks, Thunder Bay events

Event Tags:

anti-Black racism, Blackness, freedom of speech, literature, Poetry, public talks, race, racism, reactionaries, social justice

Organizer

Lakehead University Department of English

Venue

ATAC 5036 - Lakehead University

955 Oliver Rd.

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

The Lakehead University Department of English, in cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and RiVAL: the ReImagining Value Action Lab is pleased to host a lecture by Halifax-based poet, scholar and activist El Jones:

“Poetry Defiant: Free Speech in an Age of Racist Reaction.”

El Jones is Nancy Chair of Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University, former poet laureate of Halifax and author of the poetry collection LIVE FROM THE AFRIKAN RESISTANCE! published by Fernwood Publishing.

More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Jones

The event is free and all are welcome.
Thunder Bay: ATAC 5036
Orillia: OA 3007

There will also be a poetry reading with El Jones in the evening: https://www.facebook.com/events/285488311982796/

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