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Portland State University's Women's Resource Center Presents


Take Back the Day Student Symposium
Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 
9:00 am-4:00 pm 
Smith Memorial Student Union

Take Back the Day Student Symposium Keynote: Dr. Treva Lindsey


Dr. Treva Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. Her research and teaching interests include African American women’s history, black popular and expressive culture, black feminism(s), hip hop studies, critical race and gender theory, and sexual politics. Her first book entitled, Colored No More: New Negro Womanhood in the Nation’s Capital is in production at the University of Illinois Press. She is the co-editor of a forthcoming collection on the future of Black Popular Culture Studies. She was also the state coordinator for the Black Lives Matter: Cbus to Ferguson Ride. 
For more of Dr. Lindsey's work please visit: http://trevablindsey.com/about


Take Back the Night
Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 
5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Smith Memorial Student Union

Take Back the Night Keynote: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha


Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha is a queer disabled femme writer, performance artist and educator of Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/Roma ascent focusing on femme of color and Sri Lankan identities, survivorhood, and healing, disability and transformative justice. The author of the Lambda Award-winning Love Cake, Dirty River, Bodymap and Consensual Genocide and co-editor with Ching-In Chen and Jai Dulani of The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence in Activist Communities. For more information on Leah's work, please visit: http://www.brownstargirl.org/

Take Back the Night is free and open to all


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  • Call for Workshop Proposals! The Take Back the Day Student Symposium is looking for workshop submissions! This year the symposium will be focused on anti-racist sexual violence prevention, response practices, and dialogue. Workshops ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 9:53 AM by Sheena Ino
  • Registration for the TAKE BACK THE DAY Student Symposium is now open! The 2016 Take Back the Day Symposium will be held at Portland State University on April 26th, 2016! This will be a free symposium for students that are engaging in ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 9:52 AM by Sheena Ino
  • Take Back the Night 2016 We are currently looking for members for our Take Back the Night Planning Committee for TBTN 2016! If you are interested in getting involved, please email Sheena Ino at sheino ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 9:54 AM by Sheena Ino
  • Register NOW for the 2016 Take Back the Day Symposium The 2016 Take Back the Day Symposium will be held at Portland State University on April 26th, 2016! This will be a free symposium for students that are engaging in ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2016, 10:49 AM by Sheena Ino
  • Welcome! In celebration of Sexual Assault Awareness Month the PSU Women’s Resource Center will be hosting it's annual Take Back the Night event. The event focuses on raising awareness ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2016, 10:37 AM by Sheena Ino
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