Selma James US and Canada speaking tour
PHILADELPHIA, ASHEVILLE, MADISON, CHICAGO, ANN ARBOR, MI, WASHINGTON DC, BALTIMORE, TORONTO and MONTREAL, CLAREMONT CA, SANTA BARBARA CA, LOS ANGELES CA.
PHILADELPHIA 5-7th November
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 18:00
Subject: Sex, Race & Class Study Group
An Open Session of the group including a report on the reading, discussion and commentary by Selma James. Reading: Striving for Clarity and Influence – The Political Legacy of CLR James. pages 283-296 of Sex, Race and Class: The Perspective of Winning.
Venue: Friends Center 1501 Cherry St
Time: 6pm potluck reception, 6:30pm prompt start
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 19:00
Subject: Election Night with Selma James. Selma James speaking on “Electing the President of the world.” Fundraiser for Global Women's Strike's national/international welfare campaign.
Venue: Overbrook section of Philadelphia. RSVP for directions. 215-848-1120. Suggested donation: $35 (more if can, less if can’t. no one turned away.)
ASHEVILLE, NC 8th November
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 12:30
Univ of North Carolina Gender Studies Program.
Subject: Conversation with Selma James
Venue: Karpen Hall, Room 243 University of North Carolina – Asheville. Contact: 828-251-6590
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 19:00
Malaprops Bookstore/ Café
Subject: Sex, Race and Class
Venue: 55 Haywood St 828-254-6734 www.malaprops.com
MADISON, WI 9-10th November
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 19:30
Wisconsin Book Festival
Subject: Sex, Race and Class – The Perspective of Winning
Venue: Rainbow Bookstore 426 W. Gilman St Madison, WI 608-257-6050 part of the Wisconsin Book Festival
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 13:00
Dane County Print Explosion at WI Book Festival
Subject: Booksigning at Rainbow Bookstore table
Venue: College Library 600 N. Park St Madison, WI
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 16:00
Subject: Workshop: Sex, Race and Class: Welfare mothers, labor and the movement of prisoners
Venue: Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W. Gilman St, Madison WI Contact: 608-257-6050
CHICAGO 12th November
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 17:30
The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Subject: The Global Kitchen: A Global Perspective of Women's Unwaged Work Co-sponsored by the Univ of Illinois at Chicago Social Justice Initiative
Venue: Jane Addams Hull-House Museum University of Illinois at Chicago 800 S. Halsted Street Chicago, IL 5:30pm snacks 6pm event start
ANN ARBOR, MI 13th November
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 12:00
Univ of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women
Subject: Conversation with Selma James
Venue: University of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women, Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leader Michigan League, Hussey Room, 911 N. University Ave, 2nd Floor 734-764-6005 email@example.com
WASHINGTON, DC 14-16th November
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 17:30
Subject: Intro to Critical Theory Graduate Class Open to the Public
Venue: Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, 408 New North, Georgetown
Contact Prof Henry Schwarz 414-795-0017or Jessica Williams 202-687-6294
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 18:30
Busboys and Poets
Subject: Sex, Race and Class – The Perspective of Winning Co-sponsors: Transafrica Forum, PM Press, Teaching for Change, A.C.T.O.R. Busboys and Poets
Venue: 14th and V St. Washington, DC 202-387-7638
BALTIMORE 16th November
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 10:00
Publication launch: Mothers Milk
Subject: Publication launch: Mothers Milk/The Dirty War vs the Ideal Infant Food by Mort Mintz
Venue: Location TBA.
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 13:00
Facing Race conference
Subject: Book signing at PM Press table, Facing Race conference
Venue: Baltimore Hilton Hotel 401 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD
TORONTO and MONTREAL 21-26th November
CLAREMONT, CA 27-28th November
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:00
Claremont McKenna College
Subject: Luncheon talk. Lunch at 11:30 is open to college community. Talk is open to the public.
Venue: MMC Atheneum, 385 E 8th St, Claremont, CA
SANTA BARBARA, CA 29th November
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 00:00
University of California Santa Barbara
Subject: The Global Kitchen: Women's Unwaged Work Commodified
Venue: Location and time TBA
LOS ANGELES, CA
Friday, November 30th
Subject: Open Study Group discussing ‘Striving for Clarity and Influence’ from her anthology Sex, Race and Class, The Perspective of Winning
Venue: Claremont McKenna College, Wednesday, Nov. 28th
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 00:00
Global Women's Strike public event
Venue: Location and time TBA.
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Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Sojourner Truth Radio
Margaret Prescod on Sojourner Truth Pacifica Radio, KPFK, Tuesdays.
News on US domestic & foreign policy. Cutting-edge interviews with women, people of color & others around the world.
KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!
Sojourner Truth website
UK Fri 17th May 13
Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
Messages of support to launch of petition Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.UK Thu 16th May 13
Mon 13th May 13
USA Sat 11th May 13