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This is a Manifesto! Writing and Performance Workshop with Playwright Virgina Grise

When: Sunday, March 7, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Carlos Octavio Ballinas   (847) 467-3980

Group: The Latina and Latino Studies Program

Co-Sponsor: Council for Race and Ethnic Studies

Category: Academic


In this workshop, we will learn about different strategies of manifesto writing from the SCUM Manifesto to the Frente de Liberacion Homosexual, from Bruce Lee to Black Power, from protest marches to Your Healing is Killing Me.

You don't have to call yourself a writer or artist to join this workshop, you just gotta have something you wanna say.


Workshop Dates (Virtual): Sundays, February 7 to March 7, 2021 | 12:00-1:00 CST

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The workshop will be capped at 10 participants.

Fill out the form by February 1, 2021

Participants will be confirmed on February 2, 2021

All participants will be given a copy of her book, Your Healing is Killing Me

bio: Virginia is a recipient of the Whiting Writers' Award, the Princess Grace Award in Theatre Directing, and the Yale Drama Series Award, her published work includes blu, The Panza Monologues, and Your Healing is Killing Me. She earned her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and is the Mellon Playwright in Residence at Cara Mia Theatre.

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