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Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America
Start Date: 4/26/2018Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2018End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description
Drexel University School of Education's Critical Conversations in Urban Education is proud to host a screening and discussion of the critically acclaimed documentary "Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America." The film illustrates the intersection of queer and immigrant issues, highlighting the challenges facing LGBTQA+ individuals growing up in the rural south. Moises Serrano's story demonstrates courage, conviction and an unyielding desire to succeed.
 
The event will include a presentation with Jesus Cisneros, PhD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations at the University of Texas at El Paso. Dr. Cisneros takes a critical interdisciplinary approach to education policy and practice, providing a nuanced and complex understanding of the intersection of sexual identity and immigration status. Dr. Cisneros presentation: Undocuqueer: Coming Out of the Shadows and the Closet will provide further insight into the critical themes presented in the documentary.
 
Contact Information:
Name: Anthony Hopkins
Phone: 215-895-0900
Email: ajh357@drexel.edu
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Location:
Bossone Research Center
Mitchell Auditorium
3120 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Audience:
  • Everyone

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