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OPEN MIC NIGHT: w/ Internationally Recognized Spoken Word Artist, Crystal Leigh Endsley,Ph.D (UTICA)
Start Date: 10/30/2012Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/30/2012End Time: 8:30 PM
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Crystal Leigh Endsley, is currently Visiting Assistant Professor in Africana Studies at Hamilton College. Previously she was an Instructor in the Women's Studies Department at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania where she also served as Interim Assistant Director for the Paul Robeson Cultural Center. Endsley completed her graduate studies at Penn State's main campus where she earned a dual Ph.D. in Women's Studies and Curriculum and Instruction.

Her awards and honors include a Virginia Commission for the Arts Playwriting Grant in 2005, an honorable mention for the Lamar Kopp, J. Award for International Service in 2007, a James T. Sears Honorable Mention award for Outstanding Paper by the Curriculum and Pedagogy Council in 2008, and an Outstanding Graduate student Teaching Award from the Women's Studies Department at Penn State in 2008.

Endsley originally hails from Louisiana and Virginia Beach, Virginia and, in addition to her academic career, she is internationally recognized as a spoken word artist, activist, and actor, performing and presenting workshops and lectures both in the United States and abroad.

Her performances and current research focus on issues of performance and identity and the ways they intersect with feminist pedagogy, race, and popular culture; Hip Hop and cultural production as activism; and the connections between academic/home communities, motherhood and knowledge production.

Visit Crystalleigh.com
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Utica Campus - Alumni College Center  (View Map)
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: 315.792.5400
Room: Commons
Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 315.731.5721
Email: boxoffice@mvcc.edu
Crystal
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