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A Kiki with Steven Canals

Lecture & Discussion
Thursday, April 4
7 - 8:30 pm Cancelled
Union South | Varsity II
Cost: Free
Join DLS and the GSCC for a moderated Q&A with producer Steven Canals.

Hailing from The Bronx, Steven Canals is a 2015 graduate of UCLA’s MFA Screenwriting program. He began his journey as a storyteller in high school, producing a documentary short about Turf Violence. Steven went on to earn a BA in Cinema from Binghamton University. While attending UCLA, Steven served as a Research Assistant at Hungry Jackal Productions for Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Steven was a Staff Writer on Freeform’s Dead of Summer, the same year his short film, Afuera, premiered at the 2016 LA Film Festival. Variety Magazine named Steven a TV Writer to Watch in 2018. Steven’s original drama series, POSE, co-created with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, debuted June 2018 on FX.

This event is brought to you by WUD Distinguished Lecture Series and the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center. 

Please join WUD DLS and the GSCC for An Evening with Steven Canals on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. The doors of Varsity Hall II in Union South will open at 6:30 p.m. The one-hour moderated Q&A lecture is open and FREE to both students and the public, and will end with a 30-minute Q&A.

Sign Language interpreting will be provided with CART captioning available upon request. If you need another accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kate Lewandowski at kate.lewandowski@wisc.edu. All accommodation requests should be made no less than two weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.

Hailing from The Bronx, Steven Canals is a 2015 graduate of UCLA’s MFA Screenwriting program. He began his journey as a storyteller in high school, producing a documentary short about Turf Violence. Steven went on to earn a BA in Cinema from Binghamton University. While attending UCLA, Steven served as a Research Assistant at Hungry Jackal Productions for Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Steven was a Staff Writer on Freeform’s Dead of Summer, the same year his short film, Afuera, premiered at the 2016 LA Film Festival. Variety Magazine named Steven a TV Writer to Watch in 2018. Steven’s original drama series, POSE, co-created with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, debuted June 2018 on FX.

This event is brought to you by WUD Distinguished Lecture Series and the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center. 

Please join WUD DLS and the GSCC for An Evening with Steven Canals on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. The doors of Varsity Hall II in Union South will open at 6:30 p.m. The one-hour moderated Q&A lecture is open and FREE to both students and the public, and will end with a 30-minute Q&A.

Sign Language interpreting will be provided with CART captioning available upon request. If you need another accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kate Lewandowski at kate.lewandowski@wisc.edu. All accommodation requests should be made no less than two weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.

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dls@union.wisc.edu

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lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu (608) 265-3344

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