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wed12feb12:00 PM2:00 PMQueer Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Mecca Jamilah SullivanPresented by the University of Texas African and African Diaspora Studies Department12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Gordon-White Building at the University of Texas at AustinCategories:LGBTQ+Ages:All Ages

Queer Studies Lecture Series: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan


AADS is pleased to announce the second speaker in this academic year’s Queer Studies Lecture Series, Dr. Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Assistant Professor of English at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. Sullivan’s talk, “I Think You Changed the World: Audre Lorde, Pat Parker, and the Queer Poetics of Black Feminist Belonging” will be held on Wednesday, February 12th, 12-2 p.m., in GWB 2.206 (the Multipurpose Room). Light refreshments will be provided.

More information about Dr. Sullivan can be found on her website:



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University of Texas African and African Diaspora Studies DepartmentThe African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Department, the first Black Studies program to grant Ph.D.s in the southern U.S., is committed to interdisciplinary research and creative production that explores questions of social justice for Black people around the globe. Established in 2010, its scholarship, cultural creativity, and pedagogical practices reflect the Department’s investment in comparative and transnational approaches, intersectional analyses, and critical theoretical frameworks. The Department supports the activist academic careers of its faculty members and coordinates with Black staff on University issues of relevance to UT’s communities and beyond. The Department’s pedagogical strategy rests on the premise that classrooms are powerful sites for social 210 W 24th St, Austin TX 78712