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Online Presentation: Damali Ayo

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
EPOL-Cris Mayo
Location
Online
Date
Feb 13, 2014   7:00 - 8:00 pm  
Speaker
Damali Ayo
Cost
0
Contact
Cris Mayo
E-Mail
cmayo@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
College of Education Events

Damali Ayo, artist and educator, will visit EPS 590 (Online) Pedagogies and Diversity to present:

"Snapshots from my time as an online rent-a-negro"

If you’re interested in joining us for this presentation, you’ll need to log into the class as a guest. Please contact Cris Mayo cmayo@illinois.edu for information.


Damali Ayo and her work have been featured in publications world-wide. As a keynote speaker she travels the country, engaging audiences to think, feel, and heal through difficult community and personal challenges. She is the author of two books, How to Rent a Negro and Obamistan! How to Rent a Negro was acclaimed as "one of the most trenchant and amusing commentaries on contemporary race relations." It was granted a 2005 Honorable Mention in the Outstanding Book Awards from the Gustavus Meyers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights.

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