Angela Davis to Keynote Audre Lorde Symposium

February 28, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Audre Lorde Symposium

In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Center for Black Literature will partner with The Du Bois-Bunche Center for Public Policy, Medgar Evers College’s English Department and the Center for Women’s Development to pay tribute to the legacy of the feminist poet and writer Audre Lorde. The program will focus on promoting dialogue concerned with the intersectionality of race, gender, class, and sexual identity in Lorde’s works.

Guest participants include activist and scholar Angela Davis; author and poet, asha bandele; and Steven Fullwood, assistant curator of the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; and other guests. During the program, there will also be a tribute to Esther Cooper Jackson for her leadership as an editor and publisher of Freedomways Journal.