Black History Month Speaker: Avery Ware, Feb. 1

Portrait of Avery Ware in a hat and black shirt.Avery Ware (he/they), a writer, educator and leftist from Lorain, Ohio, will speak at noon, Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Olson Auditorium.

He is an adjunct professor of American History. Ware’s research, writing, and teaching interests include a Black-queering of history by interrogating social inequalities and systemic injustices throughout U.S. history, Black queer feminism, the socio-political foundations and application of the politics of desire and popular visual culture.

Ware is also the cohost of Drag From The Left, a podcast the engages the art of drag from a radical, leftist perspective.

Through his teaching, writing, and podcasting, Ware is dedicated to a liberatory pedagogy that centers on the voices and experiences of marginalized groups that have historically been silenced.

Ware holds a master's degree in American studies from Youngstown State University and a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Akron. Learn more about Ware.

Please RSVP to attend this in person event.

Masks and social distancing will be required of all participants.

Submitted by Molly O'Malley, momalley@neomed.edu.

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