What does it take to enter, and then leave, extreme religious or social movements? What can we learn from the journeys of these extraordinary women who found their way back from the MAGA movement, ISIS and the Rastafarian culture in Jamaica?
|This event has free advance tickets. Make reservations
|Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)
|Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
|Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
|Jill Jorden Spitz
In 2008, Tina Nguyen was a politics-obsessed college student unwittingly drawn into the world of conservative college activism. In 2015, when she went to Vanity Fair, the world of the far right chased after her as Donald Trump rose to power....
Jessica Roy is a journalist and editor who splits her time between Paris and the U.S. Previously, she served as the Digital Director of ELLE Magazine, where she oversaw content and strategy for ELLE....
Safiya Sinclair was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She is the author of the poetry collection "Cannibal," winner of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award in Literature, the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Poetry and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry....