Best-selling fashion designer Tan France is credited as the witty wardrobe genius leading the charge in the fashion department on Emmy-winning makeover hit and Netflix reboot, Queer Eye.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The next round of Q&A from the Distinguished Lectures Committee with Queer Eye’s Tan France will change location to accommodate a wider audience.
France’s moderated Q&A will now emanate from downtown Fayetteville on Wednesday, February 9 at 7 p.m. With the change of venue, a limited number of additional tickets will be available for reservation from noon on Friday, February 4 on uark.universitytickets. com.
A ticketing account must be created with the Faulkner Performing Arts Center prior to booking tickets. This can be done at any time before the tickets are released using the button in the top right corner of the screen.
Tickets will still be honored for anyone who has already reserved them for the previous venue and will receive an email with further details.
A live stream will also be available and open to the public as an alternative to in-person attendance.
The Q&A moderator will be Assistant Professor of History Ren Pepitone. Pepitone, who uses the pronouns they/them, is a specialist in cultural history and the history of sexuality in the 19th and 20th centuries.
They teach undergraduate and graduate courses on gender and sexuality, including LGBTQ+ histories. They are currently completing a monograph which explores masculinity in professional culture and have begun research on a new project on the culture and politics of amateur theater in Britain and its empire.
France, a successful fashion designer, is credited as the witty wardrobe genius leading the charge in the fashion department on the Emmy-winning makeover hit and Netflix reboot, weird eye. One makeover at a time, France shows how the experience is so much more than new clothes; it’s about real issues, change and acceptance on all sides.
With her wit, humor and radical compassion, France shares empowering lessons on creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, and what it takes to break down barriers to foster connection and understanding. human acceptance. It offers a unique perspective on the happiness found in being yourself.
All members of the public attending this event will be required to wear a face covering.
This event is sponsored by the Distinguished Lectures Committee through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student Activities Fee.
For questions or for accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Office of Student Activities at [email protected] or call 479-575-5255. The Distinguished Lectures Committee is a program of the Division of Student Affairs.
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