MIRCI CFP: Adrienne Rich Symposium, Oct. 20, Toronto
CALL FOR PAPERS
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.
WOW...this is my first post during the Coronavirus pandemic! I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. Thanks to the Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater devoted exclusively to children and families, for launching a new YouTube channel, CCTv: Virtual Theatre and Learning from Chicago Children’s Theatre. To kick if off we are treated to Frederick. Here's hoping this helps with your little ones. Or is a comfort to everyone of all ages. Chicago Children’s Theatre’s all-new virtual puppet performance was created while all of the artists were sheltering in place, working with resources limited to what they had in their homes or on their laptops. Frederick is directed by CCT Co-Founder and Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell. Puppets and sets were designed, built and puppeteered in a home studio by Grace Needlman and Will Bishop, CCT’s Director of Production, the creative team behind CCT’s annual series of Beatrix Potter puppet show
Less than a year ago, Abby Wambach took the stage at Barnard's commencement and gave a speech that shook many, including myself, to the core . Her speech went viral and I made the above image in order to share the highlights of her speech. Earlier this month Abby released the speech in book form. Wolfpack : How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game is short (less than 100 pages) but is much more than just her speech . You get a peek into how the speech came together and why she said everything. And because the book is short and is an expanded speech, it moves quickly. I feel that it moves with the same ferocity that Abby use to move down a soccer field. And you might find yourself cheering as she takes you through the story. Abby has always been one of my favorite players. The way she ran amok on the pitch was exactly the way I felt I played sports. Never caring how you looked and giving it your all. Leaving it all on the field. When she retired from socc