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Sunday, June 21 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Queer Black Sunday School: Mobile Homecoming Choir

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What of those resources that sustained our ancestors can still sustain us today? This session creates an intergenerational safe space to practice critical analysis with gospel music as the text. We will learn vocal warm-ups, songs, share experiences and discuss what the words mean to us. Finally, we will create a song for AMC2015 in gospel style. Queer Black Sunday School uses art, music and tradition as a tool for communicating across difference and salvaging traditions. It is a safe space for consideration, healing and re-discovery.

Presenters
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Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is the author of M Archive: After the End of the World, Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity and co-editor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. Alexis lives and loves in Durham, North Carolina. She is also currently engaged in a collaboration in the Twin Cities as the Winton Chair at University of Minnesota., Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind
Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a queer black troublemaker and a black feminist love evangelist based in Durham, NC. She is the author of Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity, the co-editor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines and poet in residence at Make/Shift Magaz... Read More →
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Julia Wallace

Sangodare Akinwale (Julia Roxanne Wallace) is the co-founder of Black Feminist Film School and the writer and director of the ceremonial film "When We Free." Inventor of the form "ritual screening," Sangodare creates interactive digital and analog sonic (vibrational) and visual (aural) media in order to activate their purpose as a safe space for transformation. She is currently an artist in residence at University of Minnesota., Black Feminist Film School
Julia Roxanne Wallace (Sangodare) is a safe space for transformation and the queer result of generations of Black baptist preachers and singers in the Carolinas. Julia is the co-founder of the Mobile Homecoming project, Black Feminist Film School and the writer and director of the... Read More →


Sunday June 21, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Student Center: Room 285