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Feminist Activist Conference this weekend at PSU

We invite you to participate in this upcoming free conference celebrating multi-dimensional feminisms and connected activisms. Come and participate in sessions and engage with inspiring performers, doers and thinkers as we explore ways to take our individual and collective actions to deeper levels.
Feminisms Conference - looking backwards, moving forward: a weekend of connected activisms.

The goals of this conference are:

To link the past 30 years of feminist activism to the present and the future; to explore how we got to where we are today, what went before, and how that work has impacted social change.

To understand the interconnections between and among activist movements.

To create a space to network and create cohesiveness among activists; to organize and share resources; and to engage in skill-building, strategizing and grassroots activism.

To celebrate the link between arts, culture, food, music and activism.

To ignite individual and collective actions.

There will be a community activist space showing a range of videos including the A22 Bush Protest video, the story of the Peak Timber Sale as well as videos from the recent anti-war protests.
There will also be information and updates about various activist groups including Cascadia Summer, The Student Activist Alliance and Art and Revolution.

Friday, April 25th 6 - 9 pm
Saturday, April 26th 9 am - 8 pm

Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, first floor

Go to  http://www.ess.pdx.edu/women/workshops.htm for more information and the schedule.

Sponsored by the Women's Studies Department, the English Department, the Center for Excellence in Writing, the Women's Resource Center at PSU, the Educational Speakers Board, AAA, and the President's Commission on the Status of Women

homepage: homepage: http://www.ess.pdx.edu/women/conference.htm

Where does capital-F Feminism fit in? 22.Apr.2003 04:00

Skwirl ominous_squirrel@hotmail.com

I just thought it was kind of funny that the phrase "feminist activism" can now mean "activism that directly furthers the goals of Feminism" OR "any progressive activism that is engaged in by women." The second definition just seems kind of useless.

To skwirl 22.Apr.2003 07:19


Whatever. Not sure what your problem is with that, but as a woman, I have no problem with it. Seems self evident to me. Can't imagine why u don't get it. ...could u be...a GUY?

Looking Backwards, Moving Forward 22.Apr.2003 11:58


>looking backwards, moving forward

Might explain why the feminist movement seems to have run into a wall.

Yikes... 23.Apr.2003 01:50

Skwirl ominous_squirrel@hotmail.com

Whatever. Not sure what your problem is with that, but as a woman, I have no problem with it. Seems self evident to me. Can't imagine why u don't get it. ...could u be...a GUY?
I hope I'm being trolled, but, for the record, someone that subscribes to the idea of feminist gender equality shouldn't be implying that some genders are less capable than others.

Activism 23.Apr.2003 19:27

Concerned citizen

eating p***y is not activism. Get a life. There is more to the world than your cause.