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February 24, 2021

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Monday, March 08, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
When White America Gets Pneumonia: COVID-19 and Structural Racism


In celebration of Women’s History Month
 and International Women’s Day, join us for a presentation by Dr. Linda Rae Murray, an activist and national leader in community health and social justice in healthcare. 

Her talk, "When White America Gets Pneumonia: COVID19 and Structural Racism," will examine the historical experience of American medicine with the concept of race, demonstrating how structural racism has resulted in significant gaps in mortality based on race and ethnicity. She will further examine the role structural racism has played in the differential impact of COVID-19 on people of color. 

Dr. Murray will be introduced by Provost Peter Nwosu and Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing Elgloria Harrison.

Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Department of Africana Studies.

Join the talk on Zoom 

Meeting ID: 830 788 0076

Join by phone at +1 929 205 6099 (New York)

Meeting ID: 830 788 0076 

To find your local number, please click here.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

3:00 PM
Turnbull Design Speaker Series - Design Thinking: Solutions Based on Empathy and Customer Obsession

Turnbull Design Speaker Series presents:

Design Thinking: Solutions Based on Empathy and Customer Obsession

Feryal Khawar
Senior Users Experience Designer
Amazon


Introduced by Bartholomew Bland,
Executive Director, Lehman College Art Gallery


Friday, March 12, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Meridian Journalism Speaker Series - Jessica Leigh Hester

Jessica Leigh Hester
is a Senior Editor and Writer at Atlas Obscura. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, NPR, Mother Jones, and previously edited CityLab by The Atlantic.

Jessica will discuss:

- Pitches that editors want to see
- Writing full-length creative nonfiction

Monday, March 15, 2021

6:00 PM
The 24th Annual Student-Faculty Read-In Celebrating Black Women in Prose, Poetry, and Song


The 24th Annual Student-Faculty Read-In Celebrating Black Women in Prose, Poetry
, and Song

In honor of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, the Lehman College Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Department of Africana Studies present the 24th Annual Student-Faculty Read-In, with guest writer Ama Codjoe. Codjoe is the author of Blood of the Air (Northwestern Press, 2020), which won the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her forthcoming book, Bluest Nude, will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2022. 


Join by Zoom 

Meeting ID: 861 4152 4943 

Passcode: 283451 


Join by telephone at +1 929 205 6099 (New York)

Meeting ID: 861 4152 4943 

Passcode: 283451 

To find your local number, please click here

Thursday, March 18, 2021

3:00 PM
Turnbull Design Speaker Series - Bridge-Building Parasites and Hosts

Turnbull Design Speaker Series presents:

Bridge-Building Parasites and Hosts

Marco Saavedra
Activist, Author and Painter
New York City


Introduced by Daniel Lemons,
President, Lehman College


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Yours for Justice: The Continued Relevance Of Ida B. Wells' Diagnosis Of Domestic Racial Terror


Yours for Justice: The Continued Relevance of Ida B. Wells' Diagnosis of Domestic Racial Terror  

Professor Jane Anna Gordon of the University of Connecticut Department Of Political Science 

Everyone who has heard of Ida B. Wells is familiar with her as an anti-lynching crusader. What was crucial about her work was that it framed the rise of lynching in the early 20th century as entirely a function of hostility to the end of slavery and the growth of the project of black freedom. Professor Jane Anna Gordon will speak about Wells’ work and how her framing of anti-black violence as domestic terror forces us to consider why such actions are, to this day, not considered and treated as treasonous.


Presented by The Department of Africana Studies & The Women’s And Gender Studies Program 

For more information, contact Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, Chair at bertrade@lehman.cuny.edu

ZOOM MEETING ID: 854 9938 8356 ZOOM MEETING PASSCODE: 823053

Friday, March 19, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Meridian Journalism Speaker Series - Angely Mercado

Angely Mercado
is freelance writer, editor, proofreader, and fact-checker. She has contributed to The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, Salon, The Nation, Vice, and more.

Angely will discuss:

- Freelance writing
- Life as a journalist

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday Namaste Virtual Yoga
Lehman Students: Every Wednesday from now through May 17, join your friends in virtual yoga. 

Register in advance at: 
 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpc-ChpjooEtEgS989OBmejmju5VvYwaQY

Meeting ID: 874 4998 1285
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Soviet Women in Brezhnev's Courts: Gender and Justice in the Late Soviet Union

Professor Rhiannon Dowling, of the History Department at Lehman, will give a talk entitled:

 "Soviet Women in Brezhnev's Courts: Gender and Justice in the Late Soviet Union".


This presentation will focus on a criminal trial from a town outside of Moscow from 1966-1969. Almost all the key players in the trial were women and all of them used the language of gender to discredit the other side and advance their own idea of justice. It gives us a window into the Soviet justice system at a moment when trust in the law and loyalty to the state was clearly breaking down, but when those who believed in legality still had hope for reform. A discussion based almost entirely on gender brought together people divided by class, education, and ideology and ultimately gave justice a chance to prevail.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

12:30 – 1:45pm

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE TALK!

(https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85096966085?pwd=cUFxNm9GTFd0OURnT25Ub0pldmVudz09

Meeting ID: 850 9696 6085

Passcode: 539736

Or JOIN BY PHONE!

+1 929 205 6099 (New York)

Meeting ID: 850 9696 6085

To find your local number, please click here!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
English Conversation Group
For multilingual students seeking to improve their English language fluency. Lehman students can build their conversational confidence in a supportive, informal setting. Meets Wednesdays, 2 PM - 3

Registration Link: Meeting Registration - Zoom
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Effective Writing Workshop
This workshop series reviews elements of clear, correct writing. Attention to grammar and sentence structure, especially for multilingual writers. Wednesdays, 3:30 PM to 5 PM.

2/24: Writing is Concise and Precise.
3/10: Sentence Fragments, Run-Ons and Sprawls.
4/7: Sentence Clarity and Variety.


Registration Link: Meeting Registration - Zoom
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Professor Eure and Professor Durham In Conversation

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6 -7 p.m.

In the final lecture of the series, join Professor Eure and Professor Durham for a conversation about the ongoing significance of Harriet Jacobs' and Frederick Douglass' work to Black artists and social movements today.

Register in advance for this program: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sc-Csrj4oGNWb61Hag6zgaEfuAVwctoGJ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Study Strategies - Academic Coaching Workshops
Lehman Students, come and learn effective study habits that are key to a successful college career.

Learn How to Learn.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpfuGvqzwsE9aP5cY2rFRSihE1Au4B1nD3

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