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  • Southwest Popular and American Culture Association 2023 Conference
    Feb 24, 4:30 PM
    Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    "How to do Things with Dolls" In this paper, I document how girlhood and dollhood merge as a seamless enactment of play, fantasy, and embodiment.
  • Digitial Humanities Lightning Talks
    Nov 03, 2022, 4:00 PM – Nov 04, 2022, 5:00 PM
    San Diego, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    The Digital Humanities Initiative is pleased to announce our fall lightning talks.
  • One Story, Three Scholars
    Tue, Sep 06
    Sep 06, 2022, 3:00 PM PDT – Sep 07, 2022, 4:00 PM PDT
    One Story, Three Scholars will feature picture-book author Dinah Johnson and SDSU faculty Avery Caldwell, Lashon Daley, and Gloria Rhodes in celebration of National Read-A-Book Day. The event will include a 15-minute reading and discussion by Johnson followed by brief presentations from each scholar
  • San Diego Festival of Books
    Sat, Aug 20
    University of San Diego
    Aug 20, 2022, 1:30 PM
    University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
    The Festival of Books, hosted on the University of San Diego campus, is an event for book lovers of all ages. Enjoy workshops, activities, photo booths, live entertainment, discussions with award-winning authors and more!
  • Living Writers Series
    Wed, Mar 16
    San Diego
    Mar 16, 2022, 7:00 PM
    San Diego, Love Library, San Diego, CA 92115, USA
    Chris Baron, Lashon Daley, and Matt de la Peña will share excerpts of their work and discuss the latest developments in Children's, Middle Grade, and Young Adult Literature. Event attendees will observe masking and social distancing guidelines. For those who cannot join us in person, the event will
  • DH@SDSU Presents: New Faculty & Staff Lightning Talks
    Feb 16, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    The Digital Humanities Initiative is proud to begin our Spring 2022 programming by showcasing new colleagues in CAL! Featured faculty include Lashon Daley, Romain Delaville, Dustin Edwards, Kylie Sago.
  • Days of Advocacy in Honor of John Lewis
    Jun 30, 2021, 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    Peninsula Multifaith Coalition presents a summer of "Good Trouble" with a book club discussion of Jonn Lewis's graphic novel, March: Book I.
  • Race & Identity Book Club: The Color of Water
    Jan 10, 2021, 12:30 PM
    Online Event
    Join PhD Candidate Lashon Daley as she guest facilitates the book club meeting for the Jewish Community Library.
  • Earth Echoes Virtual Gallery
    Sat, Dec 05
    Online Event
    Dec 05, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online Event
    Cherie Hill IrieDance presents the Earth Echoes Virtual Gallery, an exhibition of local artists whose work speaks to the power of feminism, ecology, and community. Join the virtual opening reception to connect with the artists in a shared space for celebration and showcasing some of the new pieces.
  • Seeds of Hope
    Sat, Nov 14
    Seeds of Hope
    Nov 14, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Seeds of Hope
    Cherie Hill IrieDance presents Seeds of Hope, a dance film premiere along with a panel discussion on environmental justice, art, and race. The event is inspired by Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Exhale: Speak, Easy (Postponed)
    Fri, May 29
    Joyce Gordon Gallery
    May 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Joyce Gordon Gallery, 406 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Speak, easy is an artist showcase and open mic night honoring the voices of black women. All are welcome to attend, however black female singers, poets, storytellers, etc. will be prioritized.
  • CRG Thursday Forum Series Featuring Dr. Savannah Shange
    Feb 20, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley, 691 Barrows Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Join Black/Girlhood Imaginary working group and Dr. Savannah Shange for a conversation about Black feminisms, methodologies, and Black girlhood. Hosted by the Center for Race & Gender Thursday Forum Series.
  • Chapter 510 Storytime
    Fri, Feb 07
    Chapter 510
    Feb 07, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Chapter 510, 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Come along and sing with me about your favorite fruits and vegetables! Plus, join me for a reading of my children's book, "Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables."
  • Youth Movement/Storytelling Workshop
    Jan 04, 2020, 3:30 PM
    Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    A private workshop for SOAR Youth Winter Academy.
  • "She-Verse"
    Thu, Dec 05
    Dec 05, 2019, 8:00 PM – Dec 14, 2019, 10:00 PM
    CounterPulse, 80 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    The world premiere of dance performance "She-Verse" by choreographer Cherie Hill of IrieDance featuring dancers Lashon Daley, Cherie Hill, Andreina Maldonado, and Rose Rothfeder.
  • National Women's Studies Association Roundtable
    Sat, Nov 16
    Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    Nov 16, 2019, 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM
    Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    In honor of Dr. Nikki Jones and her influential text, "Between Good and Ghetto: African American Girls and Inner City Violence" (2009), “The Choreography of Black Girls in the City” roundtable features a dialogue between Dr. Jones and her contemporaries.
  • Lecture: "Race, Gender, and Representation"
    Wed, Oct 23
    Sonoma State University
    Oct 23, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Sonoma State University, California 94928, USA
    Lecture and workshop focused on representations of Black girlhood in contemporary films.
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