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Past Events

Three women
Our Word Presents: A Palestinian Artists Panel

Our Word hosted a reading and Q&A with Palestinian artists Zaina Arafat, Sumaya Awad, and Betty Shamieh.

Four people
CANCELLED - Writing Kink: A Reading and Conversation on Queering Craft


Our Word and Columbia Artist / Teachers (CA/T) present "Writing Kink: A Reading and Conversation on Queering Craft," featuring Kim FuCara HoffmanZeyn Joukhadar, and R. O. Kwon.

5 black women
Our Word presents: Love as Art Ethic and Art Practice

Black women writers, actresses, visual artists, filmmakers, and playwrights who live in New York City discuss how love frames their art ethic and sharpens their artistic skill. Crystal A. Burrell, Loren S. Cahill, Jay Délise, Kristin Dodson, and Amanda L. Edwards.

Malcolm Hansen and Victor LaValle
Our Word presents: Beyond Black and White: Writing about the Multiracial Experience

Malcolm Hansen '14 and Professor Victor LaValle '98, both mixed race authors, tackled questions of authenticity and inclusion; self-policing in the black community and exceptionalism in the white community. The importance of owning one's own multicultural experience and how that experience has changed over the past 50 years.