Speaking Engagements

 

Speaking Engagements

Date/Time Event
04/19/2018 - 04/21/2018
12:00 am
Split This Rock Poetry Festival
02/22/2018
12:00 am
Queen: A symposium on Black Beauty - Panel Discussion
11/02/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Future of Freedom : A Community Conversation with Alexis De Veaux
09/26/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FREEDOM FORUMS 2017 : A Conversation on Freedom: Personal, Artistic and Civic
03/16/2017
12:00 am
Conversations in Color: “Black Women Writers and the Re-Imagination of American Culture”
03/14/2017
12:00 am
Keynote address: Audre Lorde Days. "'Uses of the Erotic:' The Erotics of Activism"
11/17/2016 - 11/19/2016
Spirit Desire: Black Diasporic Bodies, Imagination, and the Peripheries of Space (Panel)
University of Witwatersand, Braamfontein Johannesburg
09/23/2016 - 09/26/2016
Reading and Book Signing (Resistencia Bookstore)
Resistencia Bookstore, Austin Texas
09/17/2016 - 09/18/2016
Reading and Panel Discussion
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, Brooklyn New York
09/09/2016 - 09/11/2016
Fourth Annual Festival of Women Writers
Hobart, New York, Hobart New York
05/19/2016 - 05/23/2016
A Writers' Retreat, Anguilla, the Caribbean
03/18/2016
Workshop on Gender, Hayground School
Hayground School, Bridgehampton NY
03/09/2016 - 03/10/2016
A Yabo Reading at the Loft Center, a Workshop for the 2016 Givens Emerging Writers, and Conversation with Claudia Rankine
The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis MN
03/02/2016
6:30 pm
WOW Café to Now: Memories of the Revolution and Lesbian Culture in the Age of Queer, Panel, Fales Collection
New York University Fales Library, New York NY
02/15/2016 - 02/17/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Conversation with Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock
Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, New Orleans LA
11/23/2015 - 11/29/2015
Crossing Black Geographies Dialogues
Durban (South Africa), Durban
11/12/2015
Book Reading and Signing
Charis Books & More, Atlanta GA
10/27/2015 - 10/29/2015
Wallace Bacon Lecture in Performance Studies
Northwestern University, Evanston IL
10/22/2015
Book Reading and Public Talk
Duke University, Durham North Carolina
10/08/2015 - 10/12/2015
Fire & Ink Conference
Cobo Center, Detroit MI
09/28/2015 - 09/30/2015
Book Reading
University of Memphis, Memphis TN
04/30/2015
Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College (Speaker)
Hunter College, New York, NY
04/24/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Reading from Nominated Work (Lambda Literary Award Finalist)
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
04/17/2015 - 04/20/2015
Shades Retreat (Presenter)
Indian Springs State Park, Flovilla, GA
04/11/2015
Book Reading and Signing
Salt Eaters Literary Salon, Harlem, New York
04/09/2015
ArtShop: Art, Life and Social Engagement (Speaker)
New York University, New York, NY
03/31/2015
2nd Annual Gender and Social Change Lecture (Speaker)
State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
03/21/2015
Women's Spiritual Retreat (Presenter)
Women’s Spiritual Retreat: Love Alive International Sanctuary of Praise, New York, NY
03/05/2015 - 03/07/2015
Afro Imaginative Symposium (Speaker)
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
12/04/2014
Ancestral Voices: Literature and the African American Religious Tradition (Speaker)
City College of New York, New York, NY
11/30/2014
Book Reading
Brooklyn Pop Up Literary Salon, Brooklyn, New York
11/13/2014 - 11/16/2014
National Women's Studies Association Conference (Presenter)
Puerto Rico Convention Center (San Juan), San Juan, Puerto Rico
10/31/2014 - 11/02/2014
Lyrical Democracies Writers' Retreat (Presenter)
Sagaponack, New York, NY
10/17/2014
Circle of Voices (Speaker)
Brooklyn Community Pride Center, New York, New York
10/01/2014
Art and Public Policy Colloquium (Speaker)
New York University, New York, NY
09/30/2014
"Ordinary People" Series (Speaker)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
09/16/2014
Guest Speaker
University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland
09/16/2014
Book Reading and Signing
District Of Columbia Public Library, District of Columbia, DC
09/05/2014 - 09/07/2014
Hobart Women's Writers Festival (Presenter)
Hobart, Hobart, NY
07/09/2014
Interview, Sippin on Ink with Kat Williams
06/20/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Locks N Chops Natural Hair, New York, NY
06/10/2014
Interview, OUT Radio with Naomi Brussel
WBAI Radio, Brooklyn, New York
05/22/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Her Business, or Ours? Outing Lorraine at the Schomburg
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
05/17/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Melba’s Restaurant, New York, NY
05/15/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore, MD
05/14/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Canio’s Bookstore, Sag Harbor, New York
05/08/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Giovanni’s Room Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA
05/05/2014
Interview, Left of Black with Mark Anthony Neal
04/27/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Just Buffalo Literary Center Inc, Buffalo, NY