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Where the Girls Are: Arts activism around the globe

April 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

art activism around the worldWith the rise of the #metoo and Time’s Up movements, what is the role of the arts and artists in supporting the education, agency and self-expression of young females globally?

Three discussants —  singer Angélique Kidjo (2018 Harvard Jazz Master), playwright Ifeoma Fafunwa (2017-2018 Mary I. Bunting Institute Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study) and humanitarian Aubrey Doyle (Dubin Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, MPP ‘18) — will join a town hall-style conversation 5:00 p.m. Thursday April 12 at Lowell Lecture Hall to share their knowledge and discuss activist work that focuses on girls around the world.

The event, moderated by Alicia Anstead NF ’08, will include a performance by Kidjo, a reading by Cherline Bazile ’18 from Fafunwa’s play HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True (staged earlier this year at American Repertory Theater) and a performance by Mirielle Wright ’21 and Claire Townsend ’18, undergraduate singers in Kuumba.

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Date:
April 12, 2018
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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Lowell Lecture Hall of Harvard Kennedy School
17 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Speakers, Art, Theater, Dance