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Date(s): Thursday, June 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Genre and Form(s): African American, History, Human Rights, Social Justice
Spirited conversations. Literary culture. Usually every first Thursday at Valley Bar; online during COVID-19. Get Lit.
This Month: The Emancipation Marathon with Clottee Hammons
What is the history of the black body? What connections and parallels exist between Chattel Slavery and the present day? What kinds of narratives, stories, and other voices are missing from modern education? How do we acknowledge and honor our ancestors in the context of an atrocity? How do we combat everyday racism? How do we have these kinds of conversations in a civil, dignified, and community-centered way?
Thursday, June 4, 2020. 7 pm. On Zoom. Get Lit
Please note: while this event is free and open to the public, you must register through Eventbrite to receive the Zoom link. Space is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Attendance will be capped at 30 guests in order to allow everyone the opportunity to speak. Registrations do not guarantee or reserve seats. The Zoom link will be sent twice: both two days and one hour before the event. Please make sure your Zoom name matches your Eventbrite registration. Individuals whose names are not on the Eventbrite will not be admitted into the room. If you have any questions or require different forms of access, please reach out to Marketing and Outreach Specialist Jake Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inspired by 18th century salons, Get Lit is a night of spirited conversation and literary culture every first Thursday at Valley Bar in the Reading Room (130 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. Guests must be 21+. Open to the public and free. To learn more, visit our website at http://piper.asu.edu/get-lit.
Have something you'd like to talk about? Know someone who does? Anyone can host a salon. Nominate yourself or someone else to host today!