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Sunday, February 16 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Yarmulkes and Fitted Caps: A Field Guide to Being Black and Jewish

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Growing up in a Black-Jewish household in Providence, Rhode Island taught Aaron some hard lessons about survival, fitting in, and finding his voice. In this workshop, Aaron discusses the complexities of his own Black Jewish Identity through poetry and performance art. Come prepared to participate and join Aaron as he uses poetry to catalyze a series of guided identity dialogues that spark tough conversations about ethnicity, religion, gender, and privilege.

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Aaron Samuels

Aaron Samuels was raised in Providence, Rhode Island, by a Jewish mother and a Black father. He is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, featured on TV’s One’s Verses & Flow, and has appeared in many journals... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Cove I & II

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