Diversity and Inclusion

Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month and Potash Inaugural LGBTQ History Month Keynote: Denice Frohman

October 15, 2019 at 7:00pm9:00pm

Maxwell Hall, Maxwell Auditorium

Denice Frohman is a poet, writer, performer and educator, whose work explores the intersections of race, gender  and sexuality. Frohman uses her experience as a queer woman from a multi-cultural background in her writing.

Denise Frohman is a CantoMundo Fellow, former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion and National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures grant recipient. Her poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism and garnered over 10 million views online. She has been featured on national and international stages, including The Apollo, The White House, the Nuyorican Poets Café and has performed at over 200 colleges and universities. She has a graduate degree in Education and co-organizes #PoetsforPuertoRico. Although originally from New York City, Frohman currently resides in Philadelphia.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the LGBT Resource Center. For additional information, questions or to request accommodations please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at oma@syr.edu or by calling 315.443.9676.

This event was first published on September 16, 2019 and last updated on October 1, 2019.


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