• Voice, Vision, and Agency: If Only I'd Been Born a Kosher Chicken

A performance reading by author and performance artist Jyl Lynn Felman

Friday, March 26, 2010
Poetry Center, Sawyer Library
73 Tremont Street, Boston


The Women and Gender Studies program presents "Voice, Vision, and Agency: If Only I'd Been Born A Kosher Chicken, A Daughter's Search for the Mother," a performance reading by Jyl Lynn Felman.  Jyl Lynn Felman is an author and performance artist who has taught Women's Studies and memoir writing at Brandeis University and Contemporary Jewish Studies at the University of Massachusetts.  She is the author of Cravings: A Sensual Memoir; Hot Chicken Wings, a collection of short stories; and Never a Dull Moment: Teaching and the Art of Performance, a collection of prose essays.  Ms. Felman has performed her work at many universities in the United States and abroad, including Cuba and the Czech Republic.  She has been on NPR and BBC Radio.  If Only I'd Been Born a Kosher Chicken aired on C-SPAN's performance series.  For more information about Jyl, please visit http://www.jyllynnfelman.com/.

Discussion and refreshments following the show.  For more information about the event, please contact the History Department, at 617-573-8116. 

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