Special Event | May 15 | 4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Join us at 4pm on Monday, May 15th for the Commencement Ceremony for the Department of Gender & Women's Studies. Our Commencement Speaker is Jewelle Gomez.
Jewelle Gomez is a writer and activist and the author of the double Lambda Award-winning novel, THE GILDA STORIES from Firebrand Books. Her adaptation of the book for the stage "BONES & ASH: A GILDA STORY," was performed by the Urban Bush Women company in 13 U.S. cities. The script was published as a Triangle Classic by the Paperback Book Club.
She is the recipient of a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; two California Arts Council fellowships and an Individual Artist Commission from the San Francisco Arts Commission.