The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Meridians Symposium: “When and Where I Enter: Celebrating Legacies, Envisioning Futures”

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Dear Friends, Students, and Colleagues,

Please join us for a Meridians Symposium, “When and Where I Enter: Celebrating Legacies, Envisioning Futures,” on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Smith College, Northampton, MA.   The symposium will celebrate Paula Giddings’ 1984 groundbreaking book When and Where I Enter and the rich legacy of women of color feminist scholarship, art, and activism of the '80s and '90s, to inspire and embolden us in precarious times.

The link below will take you to our web page and allow you to register. This is a free event, but seating is limited. We encourage you to register right away to secure your seat.

No registration is necessary for the  keynote program on October 14 at 8pm in John M. Greene Hall. Please join us for “Black Lives Matter: A Dialogue on the Movement” featuring founders and activists of the Black Lives Matter movement, Opal Tometi and Janaya Khan, and moderated by historian Barbara Ransby. It promises to be a memorable evening. It is free and open to the public.

This event is presented by Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism.

Symposium Registration:

For more info please contact Ellice Amanna at

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