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Mar 12 2020

Noche de Poetas: Women, Gender, and Sexuality

March 12, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2


803 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60612


On top, the words Noches de Poetes and Women, Gender and Sexuality appear in dark black over a red background. in the middle to the right is information about the evening also provided in the event description above and to the left there is a geometric design in red, blue, yello and white. This is followed below by a band that lists date, time and location. Beneath that is the logo of the Arab American Cultural Center and the Latino Cultural Center and additional information about featured poets.

Noche de Poetas: Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Join Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS) for their second Noche de Poetas (Poetry Night) of the Spring 2020 semester.


Don't miss out on the amazingly talented poets as they share their interpretations on this month's theme, “Rising Up.”

Leading the night will be our featured poets: Rania Salem and Yasmine (Yaz) Tadros.

  • How do we counter narrate stereotypes that exotify and orientalize us?
  • Why is it important to understand our cultures and identities in the face of white supremacy and heteropatriarchy?

FREE refreshments and admission

Both featured poets are current graduate students at UIC.

This program is in collaboration with the Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa Educational Initiative.

For more info, please call the number below.

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Space is wheelchair accessible. For accommodations contact the number above 5 business days before the program.


Arab American Cultural Center

Date posted

Feb 24, 2020

Date updated

Feb 24, 2020