Book Discussion: "I Am Malala"
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Book Discussion: "I Am Malala"

The community partner Athenian Press supports arts and social justice endeavors in many ways, but through literary work by women and femmes of the Southeast in particular. Therefore, Athenian’s related programs will include reading- and writing-focused activities. Suggested activities are: I am Malala Creative Symposium: This book discussion and reading will explore diversity and cross-cultural oppression, addressing international worldviews, racism, and sexism. We aim to open the minds of the participants and introduce the play’s audience to its themes and ideas.

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Athenian Writing as Healing Workshop (SEVEN Reflection)
Oct
17
4:30 PM16:30

Athenian Writing as Healing Workshop (SEVEN Reflection)

Using writing as a vehicle for artistic expression and resistance, students will confront themes of the documentary play, lead by Athenian co-director Khalisa Rae Thompson. The purpose of this workshop is to offer students and community members time to reflect on the SEVEN performance (brought by UNCW), by giving them tools and resources to engage in multicultural, multigendered experiences.

Please sign up at www.athenianpw.org/seven-writing-workshop

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FEMME POETRY SLAM
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

FEMME POETRY SLAM


Announcing UNCW & Athenian Press's first ever STUDENT FEMME SLAM! Join us at the Cameron Art Museum on October 4 at 7 p.m. for a student-only poetry competition sponsored by the UNCW Office of the Arts and the CAM, as part of the SEVEN residency. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.

12 students will go head-to-head with their poem, lyric, monologue, or rap. The only rule is that it must be original work, and no longer than 3 minutes. This all-student poetry slam will include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes of $100, $75, and $50.

If you are a woman, trans, or nonbinary UNCW student, please sign up at this link: https://forms.gle/qn3GFLeY8veNLFDq7

Sign up is FREE, but spots are first come first serve. Students must commit to arrive at the Cameron Art Museum by 6:30 p.m. Please try to sign up by September 30!

EVENT DETAILS
Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Cameron Art Museum. Show starts at 7:30. Light refreshments and beverages will be for sale at the CAM cafe. The slam competition will be preceded by performances by two local performance artists. The night will be emceed by Athenian founder and award-winning poet and author Khalisa Rae. Event includes artist vendors and books for sale! This event is made possible by the collaboration with the CAM and the UNCW Office of the Arts, as part of the SEVEN residency with LA Theatre Works.

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