Performance artists Sydnie L. Mosley and Sharon Udoh participate in a roundtable discussion on “Body Positivity: Radical Self-Love and Social Transformation.” The roundtable will be moderated by Ohio Wesleyan dance instructor Rashana Smith, who coordinated the event.

The roundtable is part of “Moving Bodies and Social Justice,” a free virtual series of events created in collaboration with dance faculty from the Five Colleges of Ohio, which includes Ohio Wesleyan, Oberlin College, Kenyan College, Denison University, and The College of Wooster. The series is designed to educate and engage all bodies who want to move within the dance community.

Sydnie Mosley, M.F.A., is an award-winning artist-activist and educator from Harlem, New York. She produces experiential dance works with her collective, SLMDances. Sharon Udoh is s a queer, first-generation Nigerian-American composer, pianist, vocalist, educator, speaker, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. She has served in residence at the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University.

The “Moving Bodies and Social Justice” events are supported financially by the Ohio Five Collaborative Grants Program. For more detailed descriptions of the events, presenter biographies, and access to each virtual presentation, visit