Diversity Lecture Series, featuring C.J. Janovy

Thursday, March 10

Time:

Cost: Free


Location:

Marcus Welcome Center

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260


Event Contact

Armando Minjarez
Email: armando.minjarez@wichita.edu
Phone: 316-978-3034

Diversity Lecture Series, featuring C.J. Janovy

Location: Marcus Welcome Center

Author to "No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas," C.J. Janovy is a veteran journalist with deep roots in the Midwest and will share about her work reporting on LBGTQ activism in Kansas. Janovy is the keynote for the 2022 Gender & Sexuality in Kansas Conference.

There will be a community showcase and a keynote presentation:

  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Community Showcase)
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Keynote)

About C.J. Janovy

C.J. Janovy is a veteran journalist with deep roots in the Midwest. She is currently director of journalism content at KCUR, Kansas City’s NPR affiliate, where she has also been a digital managing editor and an arts reporter. In 2020, she was founding opinion editor at the Kansas Reflector, part of the national States Newsroom network of state-capital-based nonprofit journalism sites. She also spent more than a decade as editor of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt-weekly newspaper. Her book No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas (University Press of Kansas, 2018) won the 2019 Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, was named a Kansas Notable Book for 2019 and was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ nonfiction. Janovy grew up in Nebraska, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and earned a master’s in creative writing from Boston University. She and her wife have two dogs.


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If you are unable to attend the in-person event, the keynote will be livestreamed simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube, starting at 6:30 p.m.:

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For more information, contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 316-978-3034.

Presented by Fidelity Bank and Office of Diversity and Inclusion and cosponsored with Department of Sociology

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