You're invited to MemoirFest, an all-day symposium on women writers and memoir, at the Gerlinger Lounge on the University of Oregon campus on Saturday May 12, 2012. MemoirFest will feature presentations and panel discussions by Debra Gwartney, Crystal Williams, Lidia Yuknavitch, Lauren Kessler, Margarita Donnelly, Elizabeth Reis, and Dominick Vetri. You and other registered participants are invited to take part in roundtable discussions with the panelists on all aspects of memoir.
NCRW's Emerging Leaders Network is hosting a joint happy hour with OffSprung, the young leaders group for Empire State Pride Agenda. Join the next generation of social justice leaders as we enjoy two-for-one drink specials while setting the foundation for future collaborative movement building!
When: Thursday, April 5th 6:00 - 8:30pm
Where: Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, New York City
9:30AM Introduction: Barbara Winslow, Director Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism Welcome and Greetings, Karen Gould, President Brooklyn College Greetings: Professor Namita Manohar, Coordinator Women’s Studies Program Professor Lynda Day, Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies, Brooklyn College Salute to Shola Lynch, documentary filmmaker Chisholm 72: Unbought and Unbossed Keynote: Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College Chair: Professor Gunja Sen Gupta, Brooklyn College
Chinese Women’s Documentaries in the Market Era Film Festival and Symposium
Film Festival March 17-18, 2012 Cable Car Cinema 204 South Main Street, Providence
Symposium March 21, 2012, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute 111 Thayer Street, Providence
Chinese Women’s Documentaries in the Market Era will screen and examine important documentary films by Chinese Women directors from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China. The symposium will feature directors and international scholars who will discuss the role and significance of women’s documentary films in articulating different human concerns, critical visions, and visual aesthetics in the rapidly changing Greater China area. Directors confirmed to attend include: