April 21 :: Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: WANTON ESCAPES, A PRIMER ON FLIGHT, José Quiroga

Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: Wanton Escapes, a Primer on Flight a lecture by José Quiroga April 21, Friday 5 to 6:30 pm José Quiroga, Spanish & Portuguese, Emory University On June 28, 1856, residents of Havana were called upon to witness yet another neighbor who had decided to get himself onto a balloon and fly. […]

April 20 :: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization […]

March 31 :: RECORDING ANGELS: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire

Recording Angels: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire a conversation among journalists, writers, & scholars with Jade E. Davis, Eric Fair, & Liat Katz, and moderated by Patrick Blanchfield March 31, Friday 6 to 8 pm “Recording Angels” is an interdisciplinary conversation about the ethics and challenges of working with trauma […]