Fermat's Last Theater Company presents a dramatic reading from The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize.
In this virtual presentation, flautist and lecturer Galen Addur-Razzaq highlights the influence of women on the evolution of jazz, their significant contributions to the art form, and their struggles, both professional and personal.
NEA Heritage Fellow Karen Ann Hoffman, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, leads participants in a hands-on traditional corn husk doll making workshop. A talented storyteller, she will also share the history of the dolls, and other Oneida stories.
Presented through a series of narrative and graphic quilts, Glendora Simonson reveals glimpses of her life as an African American woman, teacher, artist, activist and crafter. An educator by profession, Ms. Simonson taught special education students, then worked collaboratively with psychologists and social workers to diagnose learning differences. In addition to being a voracious reader, Ms. Simonson also enjoyed a variety of crafting and textile activities. Quiltmaking proved to be the perfect medium to express creatively and contemplate social events.