Audre Lorde, June Jordan, and a Homemade Field of Love

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Knafel Center
10 Garden St.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs will offer an ecofeminist exploration into how the works of Black feminist poets Audre Lorde and June Jordan can speak to our current climate crisis.

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a queer Black troublemaker, Black feminist love evangelist, and a groundbreaking force in the realms of activism, academia, and art. As the founder of Brilliance Remastered, she fosters a community of intellectuals and artists rooted in marginalized narratives, challenging traditional norms. 

A 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize Winner in Poetry, Gumbs has been recognized on lists such as UTNE Readers 50 Visionaries and the Bitch 50 List. Her global impact extends to 143 countries through her media-making and participatory digital education initiatives. As a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Fellow, she is currently immersed in her forthcoming book, “Survival is a Promise: The Eternal Life of Audre Lorde.”


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