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Bodymap: A Performance with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

February 07, 4-5:30 p.m.
304ABC Schine Student Center

A Syracuse Symposium Event
2017-2018 Theme: Belonging

The Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-SamarasinhaLambda Award winning queer disabled Sri Lankan/Irish femme writer and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha will share new work and performance pieces from her work with disability justice collective Sins Invalid and her most recent books, Bodymap and Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home. Piepzna-Samarasinha maps luscious and vulnerable terrains of transformative love, survivorhood, sick and disabled, queer, femme of color genius and all the homes we claim, make, and deserve. Book signing and Q&A to follow. 


Presented by the Syracuse University Humanities Center. Co-sponsored by the Douglas P. Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series; Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Lecture Series; Disability Cultural Center; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; South Asia Center; LGBT Studies; Office of Multicultural Affairs; and LGBT Resource Center.

Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be available for the event. If you have requests for accessibility and accommodations, please contact suschoolofed@syr.edu or 315.443.4696. Parking available in the Booth Garage on Comstock Avenue. We ask all attendees not wear perfumes or other scented products to this event.

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