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January 12, 2016

Feminist Frequency: Anita Sarkeesian in Conversation

“A feminist for the digital age.” – Time  Anita Sarkeesian, media critic, blogger, and founder of Feminist Frequency, has found herself on the receiving end of some of the worst the Internet has to offer. When she launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund her “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games” series, she was harassed online, and her experience became […]

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Women in Politics: A Conversation with Nancy Pelosi

“…make no mistake: Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in American politics…” — Christian Science Monitor House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is a trailblazer. The first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, Leader Pelosi is also the highest-ranking female politician in American history to date. She has been an outspoken and passionate advocate for women’s […]

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Ananya Dance Theatre

“Our work is in opening the ground, creating a space for questions, for provoking discussion, and for offering images that then resonate in people’s minds.” – Ananya Chatterjea In performance that celebrates the intersection of classical Indian and folk dance traditions, street theater, and social justice, dancer, choreographer, and educator Ananya Chatterjea puts women artists of color at […]

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Bonus Tracks: A Reading and Conversation with Kevin Young

“Young is a virtuoso.” – Booklist Poet Kevin Young‘s work crosses vernaculars. Equally at home in the language of the blues, the patois of the South and its culinary delights, the lexicon of loss, and the expression of new life, Young’s career began as a founding member of the Black Room Collective, a Cambridge-based forum […]

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Radical Acts: A Conversation with Angela Davis

“Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it’s perhaps far more terrible than it’s ever been.” – Angela Davis Angela Davis has been America’s public revolutionary for the past 45 years. She has dedicated her life to fighting institutional racism. Today, as national protests over […]

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