This Is About Class on Tuesday, March 22nd at 7pm EST, hosted by Firestorm Books. Register here. Cara Hoffman, author of
This Is About Class on Tuesday, March 22nd at 7pm EST, hosted by Firestorm Books. Register here.
Cara Hoffman, author of Soltice Quick-Rub Pain Relieving Cream 3oz jar 2 Pack and a founding editor of The Anarchist Review of Books, and Cynthia Cruz, whose work is featured in the Spring issue of the magazine, come together to talk about class, power, work, autonomy and the literary imagination in this online event.
Cara Hoffman is the author of three New York Times notable books, the most recent Running was an Esquire Magazine Best Book of the Year and an Autostraddle Best Queer and Feminist Book of the Year. A Macdowell Fellow and an Edward Albee Fellow, she has been nominated for a Folio Prize and has taught as a visiting lecturer at Oxford University. Her collection of short stories, Brake Light Socket-Park and Turn Signal Lamp Socket PT2775, is forthcoming from PM Press in April.
Cynthia Cruz is the author of six collections of poems. Method Laundry Detergent Packs Hypoallergenic Formula Plant-Based Stain Rem..., a collection of critical essays exploring the concept of silence as a form of resistance, was published in 2019. The Melancholia of Class: A Manifesto for the Working Class, an examination of Freudian melancholia and the working class, was published by Repeater Books in 2021. Cruz is currently working on a book on the working class, the death drive, and negative freedom and is pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at the European Graduate School.
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for panel discussions and events with Selma James on March 24th, 25th, and 27th. Selma James's new book is
Join us for panel discussions and events with Selma James on March 24th, 25th, and 27th.
Selma James’s new book is Our Time Is Now: Sex, Race, Class, and Caring for People and Planet, and she is author of Sex, Race, and Class—The Perspective of Winning: A Selection of Writings 1952-2011.
This event is part of year-long celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the WFH Campaign, and other panelists will be confirmed. Auto-captions/live captions and sign language interpretation to be confirmed.
Thursday 24 March at 6pm UTC: Online panel discussion including Selma James, founder of the WFH Campaign, and Margaret Prescod, co-founder Black Women for Wages for Housework. Register here.
Friday 25 March at 3pm UTC: Webinar, Empowering Women: A Care Income for People and Planet at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Register here.
Sunday 27 March: Launch of the WFH archives Moving Forward by Looking Back at the Bishopsgate Institute in London and at Crossroads Women’s Center in Philadelphia. Register here.
For information about other 50th anniversary events please go to www.globalwomenstrike.net
march 24 (Thursday) - 27 (Sunday)