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Student Events in December 2018

Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

  • Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Smith College Poetry Center
  • 1:30–3:30 PM
  • SSCMA is pleased to collaborate with Visual AIDS and The Poetry Center at Smith College for a program observing Day With(out) Art. Highlighting the impact of art in contemporary AIDS activism and advocacy, the program will feature new short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives -- ACT UP New York, Positive Women's Network - USA, The SERO Project, The SPOT through CARE4ME Services, Tacoma Action Collective, and Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY).
    Screening followed by a community discussion with Smith Students for Reproductive Justice.

    ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS seeks to reflect the persisting urgencies of today’s HIV/AIDS epidemic by pointing to pressing and intersecting political concerns, including HIV criminalization, Big Pharma, homelessness, and the disproportionate effects of HIV on marginalized communities. At a moment of growing interest in the histories of AIDS activism, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS foregrounds contemporary engagements between activists, artists, and cultural workers on the front lines.

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