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Artist talk and performance by Lakiyra Williams

Thursday, February 8, 2018
12:00am – 11:59pm

Stamford Campus
Rm A1

Thursday, February 8 talk at 12:30 and performance at 6:00 pm, both in A1 Lakiyra (Oompa) Williams is a slam poet and hip-hop artist from Roxbury who is now a resident of Cambridge. She is a hood, queer, black, womynist, orphan, auntie, sister, friend, and teacher. She is a member of the 2016 Haley House National Poetry Slam Team, Flatline Poetry, an HipStory. Her work grapples with the intersections and implications of her many identities, and the hope is that people can feel her story and find their own. She has been featured at places like Bucknell University, Boston University, Boston College, Mass. College of Art, and Berklee College of Music, as well as a number of different venues in the Northeast region.


Stamford Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (primary), Together, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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