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2/22: The Map Where We Meet and Other Queer Stories

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 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 ChangeSmith 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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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Stephen Zweibel is Digital Scholarship Librarian at The Graduate Center.