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Program, Brooklyn College Feminist Festival

These two versions of a program for a feminist festival held in the early years of the Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program showcase the interdisciplinary concerns of the program, as well as their commitment to an active relationship between feminist scholarship and activism. Speakers and workshops for the festival range from self-defense demonstrations to feminist arts, poetry, and film They also address activism in education, sexual violence, abortion rights, women's health, sexual orientation, and women's labor, including academics' lawsuits against sex discrimination. Presenters of note are Dolores Huerta of the farmworkers movement, Lilia Melani of the CUNY Women's Coalition lawsuit against sex discrimination, and Pat Lander, a long time co-coordinator of the Women's Studies Program at Brooklyn College.

Source | Bridenthal, Renate
Creator | Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program
Date Created | April 1, 1974
Rights | Obtain From Bridenthal, Renate
Item Type | Text (Flier / Leaflet (1 or 2 page handout))
Cite This document | Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program, “Program, Brooklyn College Feminist Festival ,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed October 16, 2018, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/5582.

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