Bradbury-Sullivan Queer Poetry Group Discusses Danez Smith’s “Don’t Call Us Dead”

On Thursday, July 23, people from the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia came together over Zoom to share their insights and reactions to Danez Smith’s powerful and haunting poetry collection, Don’t Call Us Dead. The Queer Poetry Reading Group discussion was hosted by the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, and sponsored in part by the Lehigh Valley…

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Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Reading Group Discusses Roxane Gay’s “Hunger”

This featured photo, “Roxanne Gay – Montreal – 2015” by Eva Blue is licensed by CC. BY 2.0. On Tuesday, June 16th, Bethlehem community members worked through the brutally honest reflections in Roxane Gay’s memoir Hunger. The Queer Memoir Reading Group discussion was hosted by Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, and supported by Lehigh University Humanities…

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A Celebration of Latinx Stories at Bethlehem Area Public Library: from 1976-Today

In 1976, Bethlehem Area Public Library’s (BAPL) South Side Branch became an intellectual haven for Bethlehem’s Latinx residents and a “fiesta para todos” would celebrate the library’s new multi-cultural vision and resources available for the Hispanic community. In 2019, through a Mellon Grant from Lehigh Valley Engaged Humanities Consortium and in partnership with Lehigh University‘s…

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One of Our Own: Notations Series Welcomes Lehigh Alumna Lori Goldstein

 Lori Goldstein, a member of the graduating class of 1995, began her career in both editing and journalism. Some of her first jobs included editing technology and public policy journals for Cutter Consortium, a business-technology advisory firm, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. However, the monotony of this style of writing lead to Goldstein’s realization…

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