Thu, Apr 20|
House of the Lorde
The Reading Room: A Black Feminist Study Group
A casual meet up to read, discuss and reflect on the lives and work of Black feminist.
Time & Location
Apr 20, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
House of the Lorde, 2233 S Throop St Suite 502, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
About the event
The Reading Room is a creative gathering dedicated to the studying of Black Feminist Writers and thinkers. Each month a piece of literature will be selected to be read and discussed. All our welcome.
Photocopies of the text will be provided.
A mask must be worn at all times.
Schedule of Texts to be Studied:
-April 20: Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power
-May 18: Sisters of the Yam / PREFACE
-June 15: Sisters of the Yam / INTRODUCTION
-July 20: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 1: Seeking the Truth
-August 17: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 2: Tongues of Fire: Learning Critical Affirmation
-September 21: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 3: Work Makes Life Sweet
-October 19: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 4: Knowing Peace: An End to Stress
-November 16: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 5: Growing Away From Addiction
-December 21: Sisters of the Yam / Chapter 6: Dreaming Ourselves Dark and Deep: Black Beauty
To allow for social distancing , The Reading Room will be limited to 20 folks. Please RSVP to prevent overcrowding.