Bell Hooks and Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler and bell hooks are both friends of the Shambhala Sun. Ensler did a Q&A with the magazine and hooks has written a collection of provocative yet compassionate pieces for us, including Penis Passion and Toward a Worldwide Culture of Love. Now, tonight, these compelling thinkers are having a public dialogue together in New York, and on Friday bell hooks will speak with author and political scientist Melissa Harris-Perry. Here are the details:

Beyond the Body?

A public dialogue between bell hooks + Eve Ensler
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY

Join bell hooks and Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright (The Vagina Monologues), performer, and activist, in a conversation about gender and lived bodies, spirituality, and feminism. bell hooks (née Gloria Watkins) is among the leading public intellectuals of her generation. Her writings cover a broad range of topics including gender, race, teaching, and contemporary culture.

Black Female Voices: Who is Listening

A public dialogue between bell hooks + Melissa Harris-Perry
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY

Join bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry, founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South, Professor of Political Science at Tulane University, author, and host of MSNBC’s  “Melissa Harris-Perry,” in a conversation about race, black womanhood, politics, media, and love.

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