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Your Silence Will Not Protect You!, a Reading & Discussion program at Sharon Springs Library
September 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on September 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm
One event on October 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm
One event on October 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm
SESSION #1- 9-4-19
The master’s tools will not dismantle the master’s house: A short introduction to racism, intersectionality, and the power and presence of Audre Lorde and her work. Reading of selected poems from “The Collected Works”.
SESSION #2 – 9-18-19
Warrior poet: Situating Audre Lorde in the personal, social and political contexts of her work and activism. Reading of selected chapters from “Warrior Poet”.
SESSION # 3- 10-2-19
Truth to power: Exploring essays and insights from Audre Lorde’s life and battle with cancer, explorations of oppression and activism. Selected readings from “The Cancer Journals” and “Sister Outsider”.
SESSION # 4- 10-16-19
Your silence will not protect you: Interconnections and summarizing key elements of power, oppression, poetry and Audre Lorde’s work. Selected poems from “The Collected Works”.