Archive for April, 2011

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women: An International Conference

Posted in Culture, Resources, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity with tags on April 26, 2011 by skyeviewtraveler


This conference features emerging work on black women’s contributions to black thought, political mobilization, creative work and gender theory. Scholarly Panels, Roundtables, and Keynote delivered by Professor Elizabeth Alexander will focus on black women as intellectuals across a broad geography including Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America, and Europe. Over a period of three days we aim to piece together a history of black women’s thought and culture that maps the distinctive concerns and historical forces that have shaped black women’s ideas and intellectual activities.

April 28-30, 2011:
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Dispatches from the Black Women’s Intellectual History Conference « The Crunk Feminist Collective



Posted in Culture on April 21, 2011 by skyeviewtraveler

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Arab and Arab American Feminisms Book Launch

Posted in Culture, Events, Resources, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on April 21, 2011 by skyeviewtraveler

San Francisco
Tuesday, April 26,2011, (7-9 pm).
Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St. San Francisco.
Co-Sponsors: AMED, AROC, Global Fund for Women, and Sunbula
Featuring: Rabab Abdulhadi, Janaan Attia, Emanne Bayoumi, Happy Hyder, Huda Jadallah, Randa Jarrar, Nadine Naber, Zeina Zaatari