Event Details
Jennifer Baumgardner, Feminist Activist-in-Residen
Event Type:Conference/Workshop
Location:1400 Centennial Hall
 
Monday, April 01, 2013
7:00 PM
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Contact:
Mahruq Khan
Organization/Department:WGSS Department

Mon, April 1, 7pm
Film Screening of "I Had an Abortion" followed by Q&A 1400 Centennial Hall

Tues, April 2, 4 p.m.
Feminist Activism Workshop, 2305 Centennial Hall

Tues, April 2, 7.30 p.m.
Film screening of "It Was Rape" followed by Q&A , 1400 Centennial Hall

Wed, April 3, 4 p.m.
Lecture: Current Issues in the Gay Rights Movement(s) 1400 Centennial Hall


Bio:
Jennifer Baumgardner is a filmmaker, activist, writer, and lecturer whose work explores abortion, sex, bisexuality, rape, single parenthood, and women’s power. Jennifer is the author of five books: ”Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics” (FSG, 2007, which was nominated for a Lambda Award), ”Abortion and Life” (Akashic, 2008), and the essay collection “F ‘em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls” (Seal, 2011), as well as the best-selling books about feminism written with Amy Richards—“Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future” (FSG, 2000) and “Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism” (FSG, 2005).  In 2003, the Commonwealth Club of California honored her as a “Visionary for the 21st Century.”

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Studies Inclusive Excellence grant, Violence Prevention Office, Women’s Studies Student Association, Campus Climate and Diversity Office, American Association of University Women- La Crosse Chapter, and the Departments of English; Health Education and Health Promotion; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Psychology; and Communication Studies.

For more information, please contact: Mahruq Khan, mkhan@uwlax.edu

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