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Ijeoma Oluo: Beyond Unity: How Our Performative Politics are Holding Us Back and How We Can Move Forward Together

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00pm


Seattle Magazine has named writer and internet yeller, Ijeoma Oluo, one of Seattle's most influential people.  Oluo is Editor-at-Large at The Establishment, a media platform run and funded by women; her work on social justice has been featured in The GuardianThe StrangerThe Washington PostTIME and more. Oluo's new book So You Want To Talk About Race will be released Fall 2017 with Seal Press. You can find her yelling on twitter at

A graduate of Western Washington University (Political Science, 2007), Oluo will be on campus Thursday, February 23 to give two presentations:

Race, Gender, and Social Change

12:00 pm, Communications Facility 125

On Writing about Politics

4:00 pm, Communications Facility 120

Please join us! 

This event is sponsored by WGSS, the Political Science Department, and the Munro Institute.