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Voices from the Margins

Date

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Time

7:00 pm

Location

Main Building Virtual Room 1

Voices from the Margins: An Evening of Storytelling and Exchange (Matthew Vassar Lecture)

The evening will feature 6 individuals from historically and structurally marginalized communities sharing personal stories of their struggles with injustices and their ongoing efforts to build and sustain courageous and meaningful lives with dignity and hope. Topics include gender, sexual and racial identities, mental health issues, intimate partner violence, and more. After the performance there will be a 30-minute Q&A with the storytellers. Immediately afterwards audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a one-hour workshop about how to tell their own stories.

The evening will be facilitated by the Hudson Valley’s TMI Project, based in Kingston, NY.
Contact: Phyllis Post at phpost@vassar.edu
Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/VassarTMI

Location: This event will be shown online simultaneously with viewing for the Vassar Community in tents 1 (Rocky) and 5 (CDF); limit of 25 per tent.

Sponsors: Offices of the Dean of the Faculty and President; Programs of Africana
Studies, American Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, and Women’s Studies; Departments of Political Science and German Studies

Contact
Phyllis Post

Department
German Studies Department