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Naimah Pétigny

Naimah Zulmadelle Pétigny is a Minneapolis-based dancer, poet, and Black feminist scholar. She holds a B.A in Sociology and Women's Studies from Vassar College and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the University Minnesota. At the University of Minnesota, Naimah is a 2017-2018 Schochet Interdisciplinary Fellow in Queer, Trans and Sexuality Studies and Winton Chair Graduate research assistant. Her current work explores performance in relation to Black being, embodiment, and liberation. Write to her at petig002 [at] umn [dot] edu.