The story about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ decision to pull Professor Strong-Boag’s blog post about International Women’s Day has continued to evolve since my post on the weekend. The Winnipeg Free Press has published additional correspondance between the Museum and Strong-Boag. On their side, the museum indicated that they did not want blog posts that are “used as, or be perceived as, a platform for political positions or partisan statements”. Strong-Boag replies that she considers this approach to be both “naive and pedagogically unsound for a museum supposedly dedicated to (the promotion of) Human (Read more…)
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A sublime meditation on validation. Bravo!
…in which a young woman shares her adolescent anxieties and blossoms into a role model for us all.
Happy International Women’s Day!
Enjoy the whole clip here:
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As the world celebrates women’s achievements, Naomi Klein stands out among the many gifts Canada has given to the world. Her work and passion around globalization, capitalism, human rights and, recently, the Keystone XL pipeline, …Read More
It’s International Women’s Day, a good time to reflect on the fact that women around the globe are, and will be in the future, disproportionately affected by the effects of a changing climate. Oxfam lists the ways that climate change affects women – and consequently children: Women are more likely to die during natural disasters [...]
Sarah Maple — Signs, C-Type Print, 2007
As today is International Women’s Day, I thought it would be worthwhile to dig though our archives and offer up a selection of past content focused on women and feminist issues.
Also, here’s a worthy read from The Guardian a few years back: Why is feminism out of fashion in contemporary art? And we’re wondering whether you agree.
• The challenge of exhibiting feminist art • Where are the women? Media conference asks why women are still scarce in the industry • Portraits of a young girl influenced by the mainstream • Reclaiming
. . . → Read More: Art Threat: It’s International Women’s Day – And we’re digging through the Art Threat archives