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Let’s Talk About Artivism: Creating Racial, Gender, and Economic Justice through Art, Dance, and Music

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Vershawn HeadshotVershawn Sanders-Ward is the founding Artistic Director and CEO of Red Clay Dance Company in Chicago, which strives to awaken “glocal” change ending cultural and socio-economic inequities by creating, performing and teaching dances of the African Diaspora. Her choreography has been presented in New York, San Francisco, Martha’s Vineyard, Toronto, Dakar and Kampala.

Sanders-Ward is on the faculty at Loyola University Chicago and has received choreographic commissions from Columbia College Chicago, Northwestern University, Knox College, and the National Theatre in Uganda.

Contact Colette Morrow for more information at (219) 989-2256 or cmmorrow@pnw.edu.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program; the Department of English and World Languages; the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences; the Intersectional Feminist Alliance of PNW, a student organization dedicated to intersectional feminist anti-racist change; and PNW’s LGBTQ+ Alliance.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion five days prior to the event at edi@pnw.edu, 219-989-2163 (Hammond Campus) or 219-785-5545 (Westville Campus).