The Poetics of Joyful Solidarity: A Reading With Shailja Patel

Wed, Sep 15 2021 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Shailja Patel is a queer radical internationalist feminist from Kenya and the bestselling author of Migritude, currently taught in over 150 colleges and universities worldwide. Patel's poems have been translated into 17 languages and featured in the Smithsonian. Her performances have received standing ovations on four continents. Honored by the Nobel Women’s Initiative with a Global Feminist Spotlight, Patel is currently a research associate at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center. Follow her on twitter: @shailjapatel

Co-sponsored by the Center for Humanistic Inquiry, the Department of Religion, and the Hamilton Fund at Amherst College.

This event will be held virtually over Zoom and recorded for public use. Pre-registration is required.

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