Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement
ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM ON ADRIENNE RICH
October 20, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In celebration of the life and work of Adrienne Rich (1929-2012)
Essayist, Radical Feminist, Anti- War Activist, Mothering Theorist, and
Author of Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Institution and Experience.
We welcome submissions from scholars, students, activists, workers, artists, and others inspired by the work of Adrienne Rich.
historical and comparative work is encouraged. We are open to a variety
of types of submissions, such as: academic papers from all disciplines;
presentations by community activists and social service providers;
creative submissions - performances, films, storytelling, visual arts;
Please send a 250-word abstract and 50-word bio to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2012. One must be a 2012 member of MIRCI to present at this symposium.
Disclosure: I am getting a complementary membership to MIRCI and
subscription to the journal in return for posting these updates. It is,
however, something I would have agreed to do for free because I think
their work is so wonderful.