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Black History Keynote Event Featuring Dr. Margo Okazawa-Rey

by Afro-American Cultural Center

Lecture, Talk, or Panel

Tue, Feb 23, 2021

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Join us for this virtual discussion with Margo Okazawa-Rey—educator, writer, and social justice activist—who will be discussing the importance of and steps to building feminist solidarities to resist gendered, racialized, classed violence, militarism, and conflict in the U.S. and across the world. A founding member of the Combahee River Collective and well known for her transnational feminist advocacy, Prof. Okazawa-Rey has long-standing activist commitments in South Korea and Palestine, working closely with Du Re Bang/My Sisters Place and the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling, respectively. She is also a founding member of the International Women’s Network against Militarism and Women for Genuine Security and recently retired from the academy, in which she served as the Barbara Lee Distinguished Chair in Women’s Leadership and Visiting Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Public Policy at Mills College in Oakland, California. More speaker info is provided below.

Free and open to the public, but registration is required

This event is sponsored by the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale; the Asian American Cultural Center at Yale; Department of African American Studies at Yale; Yale’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration; the Yale Alumni Association; the Yale Black Alumni Association.

Email AfAmHouse@yale.edu with any questions about this event.

Click here to view the 2021 Black History Month (BHM) calendar of events hosted by the Afro-American Cultural Center and its resident student groups, as well as other BHM events hosted by campus and community organizations. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TSNN-kxwciSyv6zQImoKwnbjKTXHeG8P388A0DXsgh8/edit?usp=sharing

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Co-hosted with: Asian American Cultural Center (AACC), Afro-American Cultural Center (OWNER)

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