Join us on June 1st at 7pm for the Shelter Speaker Series!
is a comedian and writer for Saturday Night Live. She's the
editor-at-large of Reductress and coauthor of the books How May We Hate
You? and How To Win At Feminism. She performs regularly at the Upright
Citizens Brigade Theater, The PIT, and Union Hall. www.annadrezen.com
SALLY WEN MAO
is a poet and educator, the author of Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James
Books, 2014) and the forthcoming Oculus (Graywolf Press, 2019). Her
poetry has appeared in The Pushcart Prize anthology, The Best American
Poetry 2013, Poetry, Harvard Review Online, and A Public Space.
Currently she is a fellow at the New York Public Library Cullman Center
for Scholars and Writers.
NICOLE R. FLEETWOOD
Professor in the Department of American Studies at Rutgers University,
New Brunswick. She is the author of Troubling Vision: Performance,
Visuality, and Blackness (University of Chicago Press 2011) and On
Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination (Rutgers University
Press, 2015). Her research has been supported by the Whiting
Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, National
Endowment for the Humanities, Schomburg Center for Black Culture/ NYPL,
and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2012
Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize of the American Studies
Association. Currently, she is in residence at the NYPL Cullman Center
for Scholars and Writers, completing a book manuscript on art and visual
culture in the era of mass incarceration.
SHELTER is a speaker series bringing different ideas together under one roof.