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Speakers and Their Work

2023 BOOM events can be browsed on the MHC Events Calendar page. Below, you can find additional information about many of the speakers and their work, including links to their writing. For help accessing any of the resources on this page, please reach out to

Ella Nathanael Alkiewicz

Geoffrey Cohen

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Event information: Belonging: the Science of Creating Connections

Dawn Dove

Gaye Theresa Johnson

Yavilah McCoy

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Event information: At the Intersection of Racism and Antisemitism

Madeline L. Peters

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Event information: Ableism 101

Rachel Beth Sayet

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Event Information

Lutze Segu

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Event information: Audre's Lessons

Beverly Daniel Tatum

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Event information:Belonging: The Science of Creating Connections

Kai Cheng Thom

Melissa Zobel

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Event information: Voices from the DawnLand: Indigenous Writers Speak

MHC Accessibility Barriers Form