Black History Month 2022 Special Event: "Unraveling Black Girlhood/Womanhood with Author Dr. Kai Harris"

The San José State University Writing Center is pleased to acknowledge Black History Month 2022 by highlighting Black health alongside stereotypes in creative writing.

Dr. Kai Harris, author of WHAT THE FIREFLIES KNEW (Tiny Reparations Books), unpacks the stigma around mental health in the Black community, centering on the importance of mental health awareness and support for Black girls and women. (https://kaiharriswrites.com/home/) @authorkaiharris

Alex Zvargulis Robertson and Natalie Wollenweber, lead tutors at the San José State University Writing Center, will follow with an interactive session on the ways to subvert and rewrite offensive stereotypes in creative writing. The presentation will involve discussion and breakout room activities to explore student writing experiences in this area.

There will also be a special signed giveaway of five copies of Dr. Harris’s new novel during the webinar.

ZOOM EVENT REGISTRATION: https://sjsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tc-yqpjoqHtNXAETnKFlaEVWYIQzrJmgb

 

 

 

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  • Sheida Iranmanesh
  • Michele Burns
  • Anne Jensen
  • Lali Mendoza

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