[act-ma] TONIGHT: Mab Segrest, Readings by a Race Traitor

Shelly Harter shellyharter at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 19 07:43:49 PDT 2007

  Challenging Structural Racism since 1968
  September 19, 2007
  6:00 PM—8:00 PM
  Simmons College
  The Linda K. Paresky Conference Center
  300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
  MAB SEGREST is a scholar, writer and activist with three decades’ experience in feminist, anti-racist, and lesbian/gay organizing. Currently she chairs the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Connecticut College. Memoirs of a Race Traitor reflects on her experience as a white lesbian organizing against a virulent Far Right movement in North Carolina as part of a larger meditation on the meanings of whiteness in Southern and U. S. history. Howard Zinn commented “
it is a political memoir but its language is poetic and its tone passionate.” In Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice, Segrest uses travel memoirs in a search for alternatives to the apartheid of her Southern childhood, negotiating history, philosophy, theology, autobiography and reporting. Segrest will also reflect on her current work on understanding Hurricane Katrina and on activism within and beyond the academy.
  Please RSVP to ernestine at communitychangeinc.org.
  For directions to Simmons College, please visit http://www.simmons.edu/visit/directions.shtml.
  Suggested Donation: $20 (more if you can, less if you can’t)
  (free to students of Simmons College)
  your donation is tax-deductible; all proceeds benefit Community Change, Inc.
  Readings by a Race Traitor: an Evening with Mab Segrest, is hosted by the
  Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change
  Connecting Simmons to the Community and the Community to Simmons
  Community Change, Inc.
  14 Beacon Street, Boston MA 02108
  617-523-0555, http://www.communitychangeinc.org

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