WWU alumna Ijeoma Oluo to speak Feb. 23 on social change and politics

Seattle Magazine has named writer and internet yeller Ijeoma Oluo one of Seattle's most influential people.  Oluo, a 2007 Political Science graduate of Western, 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 Guardian, The Stranger, The Washington Post, TIME 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 twitter.com/ijeomaoluo.

Oluo will be on campus Thursday, Feb. 23 to give two presentations on "Beyond Unity: How Our Performative Politics Are Holding Us Back, and How We can Move Forward Together":
 
  • Race, Gender, and Social Change
    Noon, Communications Facility 125
  • On Writing about Politics
    4 p.m., Communications Facility 120
 
Please join us! 
This event is sponsored by the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, the Political Science Department, and the Munro Institute for Civic Education.

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