Wed, Apr 28|
A Special Evening With Poet, Joy Ladin
Join us for a wonderful evening of trans-inspired poetry.
Time & Location
Apr 28, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
About the Event
April is National Poetry Month. Join us for a special evening of poetry with Joy Ladin. Joy will be sharing her autobiography in poems, talking about how her life, including her journey as a transgender poet. She will also share about how poetics have affected one another.
Joy Ladin, Gottesman Chair in English at Yeshiva University, the first (and still only) openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution, has published nine books of poetry; a memoir of gender transition, National Jewish Book Award finalist Through the Door of Life; and Lambda Literary and Triangle Award finalist, The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective. Episodes of her online conversation series, “Containing Multitudes,” are available at JewishLive.org/multitudes; her writing is available at joyladin.wordpress.com. She serves on the Board of Keshet, an organization devoted to full LGTBQ inclusion in the Jewish world.
This is a free, online event on Zoom. RSVP today!
We will be sending out a Zoom link by email closer to the date!