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Join us for a day of dialogue with feminists, activists and media makers of all kinds regarding the uprisings of the past year – Occupy, the Arab Spring, SlutWalk, and more.
Panels and workshops will address the representation of these social movements in the media and how they intersect with feminism and feminist discourse.
Confirmed speakers include:
Miranda Nelson – Assistant Editor, The Georgia Straight
Katie Nordgren, Natasha Sanders-Kay – Organizers, SlutWalk Vancouver
Mohamed Algarf – Editor-in-Chief of UBC Perspectives Magazine, Columnist for Schema Magazine
Jen Sung – Queer advocate and human rights advocate
Kate Milberry – Expert in online privacy, specializing in social movements and the Internet; blogger at geeksandglobaljustice.com
Meenakshi Mannoe – featuring her popular “7 Habits of Highly Effective Feminists” workshop, updated (“Revolution Edition”)
Stay tuned! More still to be announced…..
This event is FREE, though donations to WAM! Vancouver are appreciated.
Free childcare and travel stipends are available by request. Please indicate your need for either by registering IN ADVANCE:
Coffee, tea, snacks and lunch will be provided (with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options).
Please indicate your specific needs by registering in advance: http://wamvancouver.wordpress.com/conferenceregistration/
WAM! Vancouver is committed to making our event accessible for all to attend. If you have feedback for us regarding the accessibility of this event, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org You can read our accessibility statement here: http://wamvancouver.wordpress.com/accessibility-and-wam/
Before attending, please familiarize yourself with the values of WAM! International (first link below) and the values specific to WAM! Vancouver (second link below). We are committed to making our event as safe and welcoming as possible.
Looking forward to seeing you there!