WORDS ALOUD: Rural Reading Riot
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About the Event
This free program will start off with a tour of the current exhibtion, A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: An Intergalactic Reading Room. We will then settle into the reading room to discuss "Né łe!" by Darcie Little Badger from the anthology Love Beyond Body, Space and Time: An Indigenous LGBT Sci-fi Anthology ed. by Hope Nicholson, while we munch on some goodies!
Darcie Little Badger is a woman who is part of the Lipan Apache tribe of Texas. She goes by either Darcie or DLB, and uses the pronouns she, her, and hers. Darcie was born in Morris, Minnesota in 1987, but has moved a lot since then. She has lived in Malaysia, Iowa, Vermont, Texas, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California. Darcie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geosciences from Princeton University and was the recipient of the Arthur F. Buddington Award for Overall Excellence, an award part of Princeton University's Geosciences department. She also graduated with a PHD in Oceanography from Texas A&M University, where she was the recipient of the Ford Dissertation Fellowship and the Chapman Award for Graduate Student Research. Currently, Darcie works as an earth scientist, supernatural horror writer, and scientific editor. She mainly writes comics, blogs, and journal articles. Darcie's work is listed in many recommended reading journals. Her work is featured and she is mentioned in a variety of journals such as Cicada, Locus , and Publisher's Weekly. Darcie was also recognized as the 2012 South Texas Indian Dancer Pow Wow princess.