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26 Mar

Liz Phair and Ani DiFranco in Conversation

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Garrison Theater

**PLEASE NOTE NEW PROGRAM DATE** Widely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is the mother of the DIY movement, being one of the first artists to create her own record label, Righteous Babe Records. Indie rocker, Liz Phair, whose Exile in Guyville has been hailed as a landmark, is one of the few… Liz Phair and Ani DiFranco in Conversation

24 Feb

The New Yorker’s Jia Tolentino in Conversation

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Balch Auditorium

Acclaimed as “the best young essayist at work in the U.S.,” it seems that there is no topic Jia Tolentino can’t cover. The New Yorker staffer tackles vaping, Shen Yun, the economy of marriage, and other vexing questions in her acclaimed essay collection Trick Mirror. Mary Routt Chair in Creative Writing R.O. Kwon joins her… The New Yorker’s Jia Tolentino in Conversation

6 Feb

Where Good Souls Fear

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Garrison Theater

“I was not supposed to be a dancer,” writes choreographer Alice Sheppard in the New York Times. But when disabled dancer Homer Avila dared her to take a dance class, she accepted his challenge. Now, the former medieval scholar is a preeminent voice at the intersection of disability, gender, and race. Her latest performance, Where… Where Good Souls Fear

30 Jan

Roxanne Wilson Leader-in-Residence: Cecile Richards in Conversation

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Garrison Theater

Twice listed in TIME magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in theWorld, Cecile Richards is a national leader for women’s rights and social and economic justice. As president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, Richards worked to increase affordable access to reproductive health. In 2019,… Roxanne Wilson Leader-in-Residence: Cecile Richards in Conversation