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Rachel F. Seidman: Speaking of Feminism: Reflecting on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women’s Movement

Time: Mo., 08.04.2019, 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Amerika Haus, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna


Moderated by Sylvia Mieszkowski, Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Events like the Women’s March on Washington and the #MeToo Movement are built on decades of feminist work. Rachel Seidman will discuss how feminism has unfolded in the United States since the 1980s, and how activists today draw on the past to create new pathways for the next generation.

Rachel Seidman, Ph.D., is Director of the Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from Yale, Seidman’s current research project is an oral history of feminist activism in the U.S. between 2000 and 2015. She is the author of The Civil War: A History in Documents and co-editor of Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives. Rachel Seidman is currently a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Turku in Finland.

A registration is necessary via: viennaprograms@state.gov


Interview zur 10. Gender Lounge

Im Rahmen der 10. Gender Lounge im Dezember wurden Susanne Hochreiter (Gender and Agency) und Susanne Riegler zum Thema „PorYES oder PorNO?“ interviewt. Die Sendung von Globale Dialoge - Women on Air gestaltet von Anna Fierz und Meriem Ait Oussalah kann online nachgehört werden:

Let’s talk about sex…let’s talk about porn…let’s talk about women in porn! PorYES oder doch lieber PorNO? Porno und Feminismus vereint, geht das überhaupt?


 Protest against plans to outlaw the teachings of Gender Studies at Hungarian Universities

Dear Mr. Bódis,

Please find attached a letter from the Gender & Agency Research Network at Vienna University against plans to outlaw the teaching of Gender Studies at Hungarian Universities. With all due respect, we ask the Hungarian Government to abandon the respective plans, and we ask you, specifically, to take a stand against the proposed legal provision.

Sincerely, Elisabeth Holzleithner

University of Vienna

Gender & Agency Research Network Speaker

 

Letter to József Bódis, State Secretary for Education