Sep 25

‘Song in a Weary Throat’: Pauli Murray’s Life and Legacy

Event Oval, The Diana Center
  • Add to Calendar 2017-09-25 22:00:00 2017-09-25 22:00:00 ‘Song in a Weary Throat’: Pauli Murray’s Life and Legacy Until recently Pauli Murray was an unsung figure in the Civil Rights and feminist movements. A poet, writer, activist, labor organizer, legal theorist, and Episcopal priest, Murray took on the key social and economic justice issues of her day. The subject of a new biography, Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray, by emerita professor of history Rosalind Rosenberg, Murray is now being recognized and celebrated for her legal and activist work in the service of freedom and justice, including fighting for the lives of people who transgressed sexual and gender norms in her lifetime. Rosenberg is joined by Alexis Pauline Gumbs ’04, an independent scholar, activist; Monica L. Miller, associate professor of English and Africana studies; and Sangodare (Julia Roxanne Wallace), a filmmaker, composer, theology scholar, and writer. RSVP is preferred but not required and seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. RSVP & More Informationbcrw.barnard.edu Event co-sponsors: Athena Center for Leadership Studies Barnard Center for Research on Women Center for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies Department of Africana Studies Department of History Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Institute for Research in African American Studies (CU) Event Oval, The Diana Center Barnard College barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public

Until recently Pauli Murray was an unsung figure in the Civil Rights and feminist movements. A poet, writer, activist, labor organizer, legal theorist, and Episcopal priest, Murray took on the key social and economic justice issues of her day. The subject of a new biography, Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray, by emerita professor of history Rosalind Rosenberg, Murray is now being recognized and celebrated for her legal and activist work in the service of freedom and justice, including fighting for the lives of people who transgressed sexual and gender norms in her lifetime.

Rosenberg is joined by Alexis Pauline Gumbs ’04, an independent scholar, activist; Monica L. Miller, associate professor of English and Africana studies; and Sangodare (Julia Roxanne Wallace), a filmmaker, composer, theology scholar, and writer.

RSVP is preferred but not required and seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis.

RSVP & More Information
bcrw.barnard.edu

Event co-sponsors:
Athena Center for Leadership Studies
Barnard Center for Research on Women
Center for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies
Department of Africana Studies
Department of History
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Institute for Research in African American Studies (CU)