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10th Annual International Women's Day Conference

Women Write the World

When:   Sat Mar 05 • 1:00 pm

Where:   Daniel Arts Center, McConnell Theater

Contact Name: Dr. Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez

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Contact Phone: 413-528-7394

Keynote speaker will be acclaimed ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, whose trailblazing book, Living Downstream, makes a lyrical, personal and scientific case for banning poisons now pervasive in our air, our food, and our bodies. ( http://steingraber.com/ )

Readings and discussion by women using the power of their writing to right the world, including:

  • Native American poet Deborah Miranda
  • Chicana novelist Demetria Martinez
  • Journalist Christina Asquith, on Iraqi and American women in the Iraq War

Special panel of women writers from Nigeria, Congo, Cameroon, and Ghana
Dance choreographed by Anni Crofut on the stories of Berkshire women

Registration:  $25 paid in advance; $30 at the door; $10 with student ID; Scholarships available.
Co-sponsored by Bard College at Simon's Rock and Berkshire Women for Women Worldwide

BERKSHIRE FESTIVAL OF WOMEN WRITERS

Throughout the month of March: county-wide readings, workshops, performances and films by accomplished local writers.

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