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2/22: The Map Where We Meet and Other Queer Stories
February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rommi Smith, poet, playwright, performer, and the first British Parliamentary Writer in Residence, comes to the Graduate Center February 22 to present a stunning lecture-performance animated by her archival exploration of the lives of women jazz and blues musicians.
A John Barnard Scholar at The University of Leeds, UK, Smith’s transdisciplinary, practice-led PhD, artfully combines scholarship with poetry, music, performance, and archival research. In her lecture-performance titled The Map Where We Meet and Other Queer Stories: Writers as Cartographers on the Crossroads of Change, Smith builds the narratives of her subjects and their historical contexts as she simultaneously exposes the paths of her doctoral research.
Rommi Smith: The Map Where We Meet and Other Queer Stories
Writers as cartographers on the crossroads of change
A Lecture- as-Performance & Discussion with Rommi Smith.
Weds, Feb 22 | The Graduate Center, CUNY | Segal Theatre
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Co-sponsored by CLAGS: the Center for LGBTQ Studies, the Graduate Center Theatre Program, and the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
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