Hosted by Ariana Manov and Lynn Harris Ballen : Can we learn moral courage? Looking for a Feminist alternative to the patriotic fervor of 9/11? We’re counter-programming the drum-beating, flag-waving hoopla of 9/11 with CHARLOTTE BUNCH and IRSHAD MANJI — two passionate, high profile, controversial feminists who’ll share global perspectives to refocus and inspire our greater selves.
Irshad Manji is Founder and Director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University. She is also author of the international bestseller, ‘The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith’ and, most recently, ‘Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom.’
And….Charlotte Bunch. In the 70’s, she was already one of our most influential radical lesbian feminist thinkers and activists. Forty plus years later, she’s still fiercely organizing in the feminist and human rights movements. She is the Founding Director and Senior Scholar of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University. She authored Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action and Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women’s Human Rights.
And on a pop cultural note: Where were the strong women characters in this past summer’s movies? And why does it matter? Well it’s all about the ‘Buffy Test’ in our latest Feminist Films commentary from Bitch Flicks editor Megan Kearns.
Tuesday afternoon at 3 –This is what feminism sounds like!