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Building a Better Activist Conference

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


University of Vermont, Davis Center

Dr. DaMaris Hill                                                                                 Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 7 pm – 9 pm                                  Grand Maple Ballroom, UVM Davis Center (590 Main Street)

  • Photo of Dr. Damaris Hill

    “Everyday Activism”

    Hear Dr. Hill address the different ways to be an activist, drawing upon examples from her critically acclaimed work, A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing, as well as reflect upon your own understandings and experiences of activism.

Dr. DaMaris Hill is a writer and scholar whose published works also include The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland and Vi-zə-bəl\   \Teks-chərs\(Visible Textures). Similar to her creative process, Dr. Hill’s scholarly research is interdisciplinary and she is on the faculty at the University of Kentucky as Associate Professor of Creative Writing. For more about her and her work visit



Building A Better Activist

is collaborative effort between the UVM Interfaith Center, Prism Center, The Mosaic Center for Students of Color, and Women’s Center, with support from Student Life.

The mission of the Building a Better Activist Conference is to develop and deepen insights, passion, tools, and connections to create and inclusive, equitable society.


March 4
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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University of Vermont, Davis Center
590 Main St.
Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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