2021 IHR Distinguished Lecturer adrienne maree brown

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Black feminist scholar, activist and podcaster adrienne maree brown will present a virtual lecture to the community.

We are pleased to welcome writer, pleasure activist, sci-fi scholar, artist and doula Adrienne Maree Brown as the 2021 IHR Distinguished Lecturer.

adrienne maree brown is the author of “Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good,” “Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds” and the co-editor of “Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements.” She is the cohost of the “How to Survive the End of the World” and “Octavia’s Parables” podcasts. Adrienne is rooted in Detroit.

A major university and community event, the annual Distinguished Lecturer program brings to campus a prominent humanities scholar whose work highlights the importance of humanities research. While on campus, speakers discuss humanities trends and participate in informal sessions, allowing ASU colleagues and students to share related research interests.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Humanities ResearchCenter for Science and the ImaginationCenter for the Study of Race and Democracy and Faculty Women of Color Caucus.

Photo of adrienne maree brown by Anjali Pinto.