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University for a Day: Jeffrey Marsh

Saturday, September 28

Doors: 11:30 AM
Showtime: 12:00 PM
Colorado Chautauqua Auditorium
All-day passes and individual tickets are available for purchase. All-day passes include a discount and do not require single event ticket purchases.

 
Tickets*   Members     Non-Members  
Dave Archambault, Sr.   $17 $20
Jeffrey Marsh $17 $20
Rev. Sekou $17 $20
Nadya Tolokonnikova $32 $35
All-Day Pass $80 $85





 

 



Join us on September 28th as the Colorado Chautauqua presents University for a Day. This one-of-a-kind event brings together scholars, activists, experts and community members for a day of thought-provoking and engaging conversations. This year’s topic, “The Politics of Dissent,” will engage some of the most influential activists in the world in a discussion of the moral and practical stances people take in response to a variety of contemporary social issues and world events.

2019's Lineup:

  • Dave Archambault, Sr., former tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota and outspoken activist at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests;

  • Jeffrey Marsh, one of the world’s foremost commentators on nonbinary identity and activism in America, presents a message of positivity and inclusion and in-depth knowledge of queer issues and history;

  • Reverend Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, a modern-day civil rights activist whose frank discussions about black America’s fight for racial justice have gained him notoriety across the country; and

  • Nadya Tolokonnikova, a Russian conceptual artist, former political prisoner and co-founder of the artist collective Pussy Riot, whose August 2012 protest of Russian President Vladimir Putin attracted international media attention and support from the likes of Peter Gabriel, Sir Paul McCartney, Madonna, Bjork and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Ms. Tolokonnikova’s evening presentation will cap an engaging, enlightening and elevating day of community dialogue and reflection. Join us for this groundbreaking event on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Schedule of Speakers

12:00 PM Dave Archambault, Sr.
1:30 PM Jeffrey Marsh
3:30 PM Rev. Sekou
4:30 PM Dinner Break
7:00 PM Nadya Tolokonnikova







 

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About the Speaker

As a pundit for cable news, Jeffrey Marsh was the first openly nonbinary activist to appear on national television. Jeffrey was also the first nonbinary author with a "Big 5" publisher, Penguin Random House. Jeffrey wrote the best-selling self-esteem guide How To Be You, an innovative, category-non-conforming work that combines memoir, workbook, and spiritual self-help. How To Be You topped O Magazine's Gratitude Meter and was named an Excellent Book of 2016 by TED-Ed.  

Jeffrey is one of the world's foremost commentators on nonbinary identity and activism in America, with a message of positivity and inclusion and a deep knowledge of queer issues and history. Jeffrey has reported on LGBTQ topics for TIME, Dutch National News channel RTL-TV, NewsmaxTV and the BBC. Jeffrey has also been a Cultural Consultant in Nonbinary Affairs for New York University, the office of Chirlaine McCray (New York City's First Lady), GLAAD, MTV, Condé Nast's Them and Teen Vogue. As an author, Jeffrey was the first prominent public figure to use, and advocate the use of, they/them pronouns for trans and gender non-conforming people. Jeffrey has also offered comment in The New York Times, Buzzfeed News, Reuters, Huffington Post, and Bustle and has delivered keynote talks and participated on panels at university campuses worldwide, including NYU Florence, University of Texas Arlington, and Penn State. Currently, Jeffrey is developing several TV shows centered around issues of LGBTQ identity and stories.

Jeffrey maintains a robust social media following, with several hundred thousand followers and millions of views across several platforms. Jeffrey was named Viner of the Year by CBS in 2016. Jeffrey is also a precepted facilitator in the Soto Zen tradition of Buddhism.

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