Michael Roberson - "Ballroom a Black Prophetic Fire" from CTSJ's the Matrix

The Department of Critical Theory & Social Justice with the Depts. of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) and Media Arts & Culture (MAC) present:

Professor, Artist and Activist Michael Roberson in CTSJ's the Matrix to Discuss "Ballroom a Black Prophetic Fire: The Black Church Rebirth of a Nation"


Feb25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
2021-02-25 12:00:00 2021-02-25 13:00:00 Michael Roberson - "Ballroom a Black Prophetic Fire" from CTSJ's the Matrix

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Join CTSJ's the Matrix for a Conversation with Michael Roberson.

Michael Roberson is a public health practitioner, advocate, activist and leader within the LGBTQ community, as well as an Adjunct Professor at The New School University/Lang College, NYC. With a focused commitment on the health disparities of Black gay men and Black gay men within the House/ball community Michael created The Federation of Ballroom Houses, co-created the nation's only Black Gay research Group, The National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Group, and the Nationally Diffused CDC Behavioral Change HIV Prevention Intervention “ Many Men, Many Voices.”  

Michael is a father to many men and women within the House/ball community, as well as, Co-instructs a course on the history of the house/ball community at the New School University in New York City. Michael is also a guest lecturer at New York University through “The Black Lives Matters” curriculum created by Adjunct Professor Frank Leon Roberts, PHD.  

He is himself an Adjunct Professor at both The New School University NYC and Union Theological Seminary NYC. He is a consultant with VICE Media global, having co-created a “diversity/respect in the workplace” curriculum to train all of their 800 employees in their NYC, Los Angeles, and Toronto, Canada offices.

Additionally, Michael is also a consultant with Ryan Murphy Productions and Fox Studios, currently working with the writers and casting of a new upcoming television project about 1980’s NYC Ballroom and Club cultures.

 

Virtual - Please register to receive Zoom link
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Virtual - Please register to receive Zoom link
Event Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Register in advance for this webinar: 

https://occidental.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qlxsC0H8RrKQIqOWMoUDcA

Join CTSJ's the Matrix for a Conversation with Michael Roberson.

Michael Roberson is a public health practitioner, advocate, activist and leader within the LGBTQ community, as well as an Adjunct Professor at The New School University/Lang College, NYC. With a focused commitment on the health disparities of Black gay men and Black gay men within the House/ball community Michael created The Federation of Ballroom Houses, co-created the nation's only Black Gay research Group, The National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Group, and the Nationally Diffused CDC Behavioral Change HIV Prevention Intervention “ Many Men, Many Voices.”  

Michael is a father to many men and women within the House/ball community, as well as, Co-instructs a course on the history of the house/ball community at the New School University in New York City. Michael is also a guest lecturer at New York University through “The Black Lives Matters” curriculum created by Adjunct Professor Frank Leon Roberts, PHD.  

He is himself an Adjunct Professor at both The New School University NYC and Union Theological Seminary NYC. He is a consultant with VICE Media global, having co-created a “diversity/respect in the workplace” curriculum to train all of their 800 employees in their NYC, Los Angeles, and Toronto, Canada offices.

Additionally, Michael is also a consultant with Ryan Murphy Productions and Fox Studios, currently working with the writers and casting of a new upcoming television project about 1980’s NYC Ballroom and Club cultures.

 

Roberson CTSJ