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Oregon Humanities presents Think & Drink with Walidah Imarisha

Alberta Rose Theatre, Portland, OR

May 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

$10

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Minors under 21 with parent or legal guardian



Think & Drink is a happy-hour series that sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. Author Walidah Imarisha is the guest tonight.

Other shows in the series include:

Feb. 5, 2015 with Barry Lopez
July 30, 2015 with Eula Biss
Sept. 24, 2015 with guest TBA

Walidah Imarisha

Walidah Imarisha is an educator, writer, organizer and spoken word artist. She is the editor of two anthologies, the upcoming Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements (AK Press/IAS, Spring 2015) and Another World is Possible (Subway Press, 2002). She is the author of the poetry collection Scars/Stars (Drapetomedia, 2013) and the upcoming nonfiction book focused on criminal justice issues, Angels with Dirty Faces (AK Press/IAS, Fall 2016). Walidah has taught in Portland State University’s Black Studies Department, Oregon State University’s Women’s Studies Department and Southern New Hampshire University’s English Department. For the past five years, she has led Oregon Humanities’ Conversation Project programs on Oregon Black history, alternatives to incarceration, and the history of hip hop. Imarisha also filmed and codirected Finding Common Ground in New Orleans, a documentary about Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath.

Details

Date:
May 21, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:

Organizer

Alberta Rose Theatre
Phone:
(503) 719-6055
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/albertarosetheatre

Other

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Minors under 21 with parent or legal guardian

Venue

Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211 United States
Phone:
503-719-6055
Website:
https://www.albertarosetheatre.com/

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