Tertulia – Lessons from the AIDS Crisis with Karen Pearlston & Jessi Taylor

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Karen Pearlston and Jessi Taylor on Lessons from the AIDS Crisis

Hosted by Tertulias and NB Media Co-op
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Online Tertulias

Our next Tertulia features Karen Pearlston and Jessi Taylor on Lessons from the AIDS Crisis for the Coronavirus Crisis on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00pm (Atlantic time) by Zoom.

The AIDS epidemic is not over, just forgotten by too many. Similar to Covid-19, the AIDS epidemic did and does treat some people as disposable. Yet many of the lessons learned by queer AIDS activists have been forgotten.

Karen Pearlston is a Professor of Law at UNB on traditional and unceded Wulustukyik territory.

Jessi Taylor teaches in the Dept of Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the U of British Columbia and lives on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations

Karen and Jessi are long-time activists working on issues of reproductive justice, sexual health, HIV/AIDS activism, and sex worker’s rights, among many others. They first met as activists with Reproductive Justice NB and are both active with the Campaign to Save Clinic 554.

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What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or philosophy cafe where participants talk about ideas. Tertulias combine words, music, poetry, art and whatever else speakers want to share.

Upcoming Tertulias

June 10 – Daniel Tubb on Gabriel García Márquez

We encourage our audience to support our former venue, Milda’s Pizzas & More, by placing a take-out order for delicious pizza, other food and beverages.

Tertulia Fredericton is partnering with the NB Media Co-op to publish videos of some of the tertulias at nbmediacoop.org.

Contact: fredericton.tertulia@gmail.com.

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