Tan France of Queer Eye will give the next Distinguished Lecture
The moderated Q&A will be free and open to the public, but a free ticket must be reserved to attend in person. Tickets can be reserved starting at noon on Wednesday, January 26 through the Faulkner Performing Arts Center at https://uark.universitytickets.com.
Tan France, one of the stars Queer Eye, will present a moderated Q&A as part of the Distinguished Lectures Committee Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.
The event will be free and open to the public, but anyone planning to attend in person should book a free ticket. Ticket reservations will be available beginning at noon on January 26. A live stream link will also be available as an alternative to in-person participation. More information will be shared closer to the event.
As a successful fashion designer and witty wardrobe savvy, Tan France leads the fashion department’s charge 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.
Following the global success of weird eye, France has published its New York Times successful memory, Naturally tanned, which reveals what it was like growing up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few people of color in South Yorkshire, England. France also released the first season of its viral series on YouTube, funny dress up, which features him on his famous friends, including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Nick Kroll, Miranda Sings, Pete Davidson and John Mulaney. He also co-hosts a series of Netflix contests Next in fashion and a Master Class Style for everyone. He is the host of Weird icons podcast and has a gender-neutral clothing line, “Was Him.”
With her wit, humor and radical compassion, France shares empowering lessons about 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.
To reserve a ticket, go to www.uarkartstickets.com. Any questions regarding the event should be directed to Distinguished Lectures Committee Chair Michael Fuhrman at [email protected] or the Student Activities Office.
If you are having trouble with ticketing, please contact [email protected] or leave a message at (479) 575-5387.
The U of A currently has a mask mandate requiring the wearing of face coverings at all indoor venues. 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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