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WOMEN, ACTION & the MEDIA 2006
Making NOISE,
Making CHANGE


March 31-April 2, 2020
Stata Center @ MIT, Cambridge, MA


Presented by the Center for New Words
Co-sponsored by the MIT Program in Women's Studies


WAM!2006 TABLING & VENDORS

Reach hundreds of progressive journalists, authors, activists, and students with a table at WAM!2006. For info on fees & reservations, contact Tara Tidwell Cullen at tara@centerfornewwords.org or by calling 617-876-5310.


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ORGANIZER:

The Center for New Words
is committed to a simple mission: use the power and creativity of words to strengthen the voice of progressive and marginalized women in society. To accomplish this mission, our programs support diverse women's engagement with the entire “"word cycle,"“ from literacy to blogging to literary writing to opinion-making in the media and other domains of influence. Built on the wisdom, commitments, and competencies of 28 years of running New Words Bookstore, CNW is creating spaces and places where women's words matter. Contact CNW at 617-876-5310 or cnw@centerfornewwords.org, or visit us on the web at www.centerfornewwords.org.


CO-SPONSOR:

MIT Program in Women's Studies. Exploring gender with the tools of different, and often multiple, disciplines, Women's Studies subjects strive to help MIT students better understand how knowledge and value take different forms depending on a variety of social variables. In the course of their inquiry, students not only learn how to use gender as a category of analysis, but also reflect on the manifestation of gender in their own lives, leading to a range of personal and intellectual discoveries. Although gender is a central component of every subject, the study of gender requires attention to connections between gender, sexuality, race, class, religion, nationality, and other social categories; different subjects shed light on different aspects of such connections.


FOOD SPONSOR:

Whole Foods Markets, Cambridge - 3 Cambridge Stores at Fresh Pond, River Street & Prospect Street.


SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

ColorLines
Altar Magazine
Bitch Magazine
In These Times
LiP Magazine
Feminist.com
The Nation
Women's eNews
Allied Media Conference - June 23-25, 2006




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