Lorde, Audre

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Lorde, Audre (Geraldin[e])

(1934–92) poet, writer; born in New York City. She studied at the University of Mexico (1945), Hunter College (B.A. 1959), and Columbia University (M.L.S. 1961). Based in the Virgin Islands, she taught at many institutions, including Hunter (N.Y.C.) (1980). She was an African-American activist and lesbian feminist who explored the dimensions of modern life in poetry, a novel, and nonfiction, as in The Cancer Journals (1980).
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As Audre Lorde observed over a generation ago: "That you can't change City Hall is a rumor being spread by City Hall.
Around 40 people turned out for the event in Newcastle Central Library which saw eight readers giving renditions of black poets including Maya Angelou, Audre Lorde, Langston Hughes and some of Dr Mack's own work which was read by a fellow poet.
Books by Edward Said, Frantz Fanon, Audre Lorde and Chinua Achebe form the foundation of what he digests to his artwork.
Women Reading Women's Writing: Self Invention in Paula Gunn Allen, Gloria Anzaldua and Audre Lorde.
And through in-depth study of selective texts by Audre Lorde, Edwidge Danticat, Maryse Conde, and Grace Nichols, Alexander challenges the stereotypes ascribed to Black female sexuality, subverting its assumed definition as diseased, passive, or docile as she also addresses issues of embodiment as she analyzes how women's bodies are read and seen; how bodies "perform" and are performed upon; how they challenge and disrupt normative standards.
Her picks include "Movement Song'' by Caribbean-American poet and civil rights activist Audre Lorde and "My Brother the Artist at Seven'' by contemporary poet Philip Levine.
Each of the succeeding chapters focuses on a specific writer: Loraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Rosa Guy, Audre Lorde, and Maya Angelou.
With this quote from the movie Cool Hand Luke, and another from Audre Lorde on deciding not to speak to white women about racism while acknowledging that there are white women involved in the struggle for social justice, Dace (deputy chancellor, diversity, access and equity, U.
U): Thu 8pm STAR AND SHADOW CINEMA, NEWCASTLE Stepney Bank (0191 261 0066) A Litany For Survival: The Life And Work Of Audre Lorde (): Thu 7pm FLAMIN Productions 2012 (): Sun 11.
When thinking about the construction of Daly in women's studies, it is almost impossible not to talk about Audre Lorde.
IN THE PAST TWO DECADES alone, numerous lesbian icons have been lost to cancer, including poet Audre Lorde in 1992, lawyer Paula Ettelbrick in 2011, and in July, astronaut Sally Ride.