Earlham College Convocation: Alok Vaid-Menon
- Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
- Time: 1:00 p.m.
- Location: Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall
Alok is an internationally acclaimed non-binary performance artist, public speaker, advocate and educator. Using poetry, comedy, lecture and design, their (trans)disciplinary work traverses themes of gender, race, mental health and fashion. Alok appeared on HBO's The Trans List and Random Acts of Flyness. They are the author of the poetry book Femme in Public, a meditation on anti-trans harassment, and Beyond the Gender Binary, a clarion call for a new approach to gender in the 21st century. In 2019 Alok was honored as one of NBC's 30 LGBTQ changemakers and one of Out Magazine's Out100.
Admission is free; no tickets are required.