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World Poetry Day: Works of Liberation, Resistance and Healing

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Liberatory poetry is a form of that employs words and rhythm to resist oppression, imagine social justice and offer healing for trauma caused by injustice. During this event, Kitty de Lasombra, a PNW alumna, Chicago poet Maria Jesú Estrada, Professor of Literature, Composition, and Creative Writing at Harold Washington College, and others will read and discuss their poems.

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Co-sponsored by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program and the Intersectional Feminist Alliance (TIFA), an anti-racist student organization whose mission is to foster justice on campus and in the community.

For more information contact Colette Morrow at cmmorrow@pnw.edu.

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).