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Fall 2016
As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Premilla Nadasen interviewed African-American women who had been involved in social activism in the 1960s. She was surprised when...
Fall 2016
A new collection, The Bitch is Back: Older, Wiser, and (Getting) Happier , edited by Cathi Hanauer, includes essays by Barnard President Debora Spar and Professor Jennifer...

Staking Our Claim: Trans Women’s Literature in the 21st Century

Mark your calendars for October 18th! At 7:00 Barnard is having a reading and panel on trans women authors featuring Donna Ostrowsky, Imogen BinnieRed Durkin, and Ryka Aoki! The event will celebrate the release of The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard (Topside Press, 2012). The four authors will come together to read their work and discuss the future of literature, the complex ways that literary trans narratives will evolve in years to come, and their own stories of characters navigating relationships, gender, family, work, race, and more.

Attend and Sell at the Montreal Queer Lit Bookfair!

On August 18th, the fifth annual queer lit bookfair, Queer Between the Covers, is taking place in Montreal, as a part of the 10-day Montreal Pride program.

 

BIG MOUTH: Contemporary Voices in Feminist Art + Illustration

BIG MOUTH: contemporary voices in feminist art + illustration

OPENING AUGUST 9 @ BROOKLYN FIREPROOF EAST

a group show featuring

Suzy Exposito / Molly Fair / Kim Funk / Kathleen Hanna

J. Morrison / Adee Roberson / Gabby Schulz

The Rayanne Project

Are you a fan of My So-Called Life? Take a look at the Rayanne Project! It contains essays and ongoing dialogue about female adolescence and identities with analysis and focus placed on the "bad girl" from the show.

Ain't I A Woman? Recap

First: the background. I am a blogger for Refuse the Silence, an organization headed by the great Morgane Richardson and the people that hosted this event. And, because I am a huge nerd, I got giddy at the idea of seeing some of my favorite bloggers speak at this event about something I really care about: race in the feminist movement.

(The picture is of me and Latoya Peterson (editor of Racialicious) after the event! Don't we look chilled out?)

-- Jordan A.
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