November 01, 2022 12:00 PM to 7:00 PMUptown Campus
Join us for two special learning opportunities exploring gender liberation and more with Alok! Although the lunch event is geared towards faculty and staff and the evening event focuses on students, please note that events are open to ALL students, faculty, and staff. ASL to be provided.
November 1st (Tuesday), 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm with Faculty and Staff, Diboll Gallery (Uptown) - RSVP here
November 1st (Tuesday), 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm with Students, the Stone Auditorium/Woldenberg Art Center - RSVP here
Bio: ALOK (they/them) is an internationally acclaimed author, poet, comedian, and public speaker. As a mixed-media artist their work explores themes of trauma, belonging, and the human condition. They are the author of Femme in Public (2017), Beyond the Gender Binary (2020), and Your Wound/My Garden (2021). They are the creator of #DeGenderFashion: a movement to degender fashion and beauty industries and have been honored as one of HuffPo’s Culture Shifters, NBC’s Pride 50, and Business Insider’s Doers. On screen, they will make their feature film debut in Netflix’s Absolute Dominion. On television, they have appeared on Netflix’s Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness and The Trans List.