Northwestern Events Calendar

Apr
28
2021

Poetry of Revolution with féi hernandez

When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

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

Contact: Multicultural Student Affairs   847.467.6200

Group: Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA)

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Please join MSA in this interactive poetry workshop hosted by féi hernandez (they/them), a trans, Inglewood-raised, immigrant artist, writer, healer, and advocate from Chihuahua, Mexico. féi is an extensively published poet, a 2021 Define American Fellow, and is currently the Board President of Gender Justice in Los Angeles. féi is the author of the full-length poetry collection Hood Criatura (Sundress Publications 2020) which was on NPR’s Best Books of 2020. 

Participants will be introduced to the ways that poetry can serve as a liberatory and revolutionary praxis and more broadly how writing as a cultural expression also engages topics around family, identity, and immigration. 

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