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POSTPONED: Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts

April 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm CDT

Join us for a roundtable discussion from the performers of “Mirror Butterfly: The Migration Liberation Movement Suite” as they discuss their work within the context of a lifetime in activism and art around liberation via organizations where women’s leadership is paramount.

Charlotte Hill O’Neal aka Mama C, Nejma Nefertiti, and UW Spring 2020 Artist-in-Residence Gizelxanath Rodriguez will guide highlight themes of interdisciplinary, Indigenous rights, and ecological justice as part of an agenda for social change within the arts

This panel includes a discussion of the “Contested Homes” performance given on Wednesday, April 15 at Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, other work, and the spring 2020 course with UW–Madison students titled “Artivism: Intercultural Solidarity and Decolonizing Performance.”

Part of the 2020 4W Initiative, WGSC, and GWS* Conference. Registration is required for the full conference, but walk-ins are welcome for individual talks at no cost. UW–Madison students can attend the full conference for free and can contact Stephanie Rytilahti (srrytilahti@wisc.edu) for more information.

*UW–Madison’s 4W Initiative: Women & Wellbeing in Wisconsin & the World (4W) and Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) Graduate Students along with UW System Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium (WGSC).

Please note: this event has been postponed.


April 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm CDT
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UW–Madison Division of the Arts
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Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, United States
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