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Black Celebration Month: Alan Pelaez

To Love and Mourn in the Age of Displacement: A Ceremony for #BlackLivesMatter and #MMIW

Alan Pelaez Lopez is an Afro-Indigenous writer from Oaxaca, México. Their writing explores the intersections of PTSD, undocumented immigration, Indigeneity, queer feelings, and futuristic envisioning. Their work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and appears in Poetry Magazine, Everyday Feminism, Rewire News, Black Girl Dangerous, and elsewhere. You can find them laughing, crying, f*ing, cooking, mourning, and continuously making mistakes in Chochenyo Ohlone Land and at @migrantscribble.

Co-presented by the Multicultural Resource Center, the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the Office for Student Engagement as part of Reed's annual Black Celebration Month. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 7:00pm

Performing Arts Building, 320
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public, Staff

Departments

Institutional Diversity, Student Activities, Multicultural Resource Center

Group
Black Celebration Month
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