January 11, 12, 19, 20 Krip Resistence: To Exist Is To Resist: an exploration of sick and disabled QT/POC ancestors and legacies of resistance. Gay City Arts Calamus Auditorium February 7-8 Syracuse University. performance 4:30 PM February 7, 2018, workshop February 8 February 13; class visit to Tina Zavitsanos' disabled arts class, New School for Social Research February 27, The Body Is Not An Apology launch performance with Sonya Renee Taylor and others TBA, cosponsored by the YMCA of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands. Rialto Theatre, Tacoma, WA March 1, Critical Social Justice Keynote, Women's Resource Center at Cal State University Dominguez Hills, CA Friday March 9, Keynote, Gender Studies Symposium, Lewis and Clark University, Portland OR March 31, Keynote performance, Femmes and Pop Culture Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ April 4, Keynote, Take Back the Night, UPenn, Philadelphia, PA
2017 performance and lecture dates: (please note: I am performing less so I can finish work on my new books. check back for more details and links)
January 25, 2017: Seattle University January 28, 2017: ADEPT: A Sick and Disabled LGBTQ Show, Calamus Auditorium, Gay City, Seattle WA February 8 2017, Olympia Free Library show with Annah Anti-Palindrome, Neve Be and Nomy Lamm February 18: Wild Childing: Healing Intergenerational Trauma all day writing workshop for QTBIPOC, co-taught with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Seattle WA February 28, performance and workshop, Clark University, Worcester MA March 2: Performance and residency as part of Center for the Common Good, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA March 28, Bryn Mawr College March 30, Princeton University April 25: Sounds Like Fire: Femme4Femme Show at Verses Festival, with Kai Cheng Thom, Amber Dawn and Kama La Mackarel Vancouver BC. ASL interpreted, wheelchair accessible May 2-3: UMass Amherst Rainbow Graduation keynote speaker May 6-7: FOLD convening, Toronto June 6, 2017: Keynote speaker, Lavender Graduation, UW Seattle. October 12: Bowdoin College, Bowdoin ME October 17-18 Amherst College, Amherst MA October 19-22 Get Mad! Performance, Gay City Arts, Seattle WA. (I'll be there via video the first two nights, live the last two!) November 16: Reading, CSU San Marcos November 18 Empowerment Conference, UC Davis
Fall 2016 performance dates: (check back for details and updates. I'm on the road less because I'm being nicer to my disabled bodymind, and I'm home teaching and finishing books and puttering around.)
October 1, 2016: APANO (Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon) conference, Portland, OR
October 14-16: Sins Invalid: Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, San Francisco, CA 8PM Friday, October 14 8PM Saturday, October 15 (ASL interpreted & Audio Described) 7PM Sunday, October 16 $20 at door; no one ever turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible throughout. Please come fragrance free. Show contains explicit content.
October 18, launch, Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Stories of Some of Our Lives, Volume II, Cesar Chevez Library, 3301 E 12th St, Oakland CA 6 Pm- 7:30! Free! Free food! Wheelchair accessible, please do not wear the fragrance! With live interviews by editor Nia King of Elena Rose, Juba Kalamka, Luna Merbruja and me.
October 25, University of Maryland/ Baltimore, Critical Social Justice keynote lecture, 6 PM
October 26-27, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA: visiting race and disability studies class on Wednesday, 2:40-3:55pm, workshop on Thursday afternoon, performance Thursday early evening.