Feminisms Now! | A Schlesinger Library 75th Anniversary Event

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Feminisms Now! | A Schlesinger Library 75th Anniversary Event || Radcliffe Institute

This panel, presented in partnership with VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts, in celebration of Schlesinger Library's 75th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the VIDA count, invited rising artists, thinkers, and organizers to share their visions of gender equality for the 21st century. Panelists reflect on their art and activism in the service of intersecting and sometimes competing feminisms.

INTRODUCED BY
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; and professor of history, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Jane Kamensky, Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute; and Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

FEATURING
Fatimah Asghar (15:43), poet and screenwriter

Dana Bolger (23:18), cofounder, Know Your IX

Melissa Febos (32:23), assistant professor of creative writing, Monmouth University

Kimberly Foster (44:17), cultural critic and founder, For Harriet

Emi Koyama (57:28), activist, writer, and rogue intellectual

Moderated by Robert Reid-Pharr, professor of studies of women, gender, and sexuality, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

PANEL DISCUSSION (01:16:28)

AUDIENCE Q&A (01:31:54)