Levana’s Feminist Reading Group KEEPS READING “Borderlands/La Frontera”

WHAT: The Levana Gender Advocacy Centre’s feminist reading group meets once a month to discuss a different text and WE’RE NOT DONE with Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa JUST YET. A complex text like hers deserves some more time.

Event poster for 'Levana Feminist Reading Group Reads Borderlands Le Frontera The New Mestiza'.

“Rooted in Gloria Anzaldúa’s experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenge how we think about identity. Borderlands/La Frontera remaps our understanding of what a “border” is, presenting it not as a simple divide between here and there, us and them, but as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits all of us.”

Join us for part II of our discussion on the book. We’ll be focusing mostly on the second poetry portion, but folks are welcome to talk about any part of the book. If you weren’t there for the first reading group, you’re welcome to join anyway.

We’re meeting to discuss the book on
WHEN: Wednesday, April 6th at 6:30pm
WHERE: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Central branch in the Boucher Room (130 Johnson St.)
Everyone is welcome! Vegetarian food will be provided.

The space is wheelchair accessible.
Childcare available — please e-mail us.
Let us know if there’s any other way we can make this event accessible and/or convenient for you. Contact us at levanacentre@gmail.com

Check out the facebook event.

Happy reading!

Author: levanacentre

Nurturing a radical community, fighting gender oppression, & advocating for broad ideas of gender empowerment (for those of any or no gender) in Kingston.

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