Jaamil Olawale Kosoko presents “The Transgressive Body Workshop.” Kosoko, M.A., is a Nigerian-American poet, curator, and performance artist. In fall 2020, he was appointed as the Alma Hawkins Visiting Chair at the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance. He also lectures regularly at Princeton University.

The lecture 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.

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