Fri Dec 2: Ann Snitow's last book, Visitors: Gender & Transformation in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia

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Please join us for the last fall 2022 meeting of the Gender & Transformation in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia workshop,  when we will celebrate the life and work of  Ann Snitow:

December 2, 2022
2pm to 3pm
An appreciation of Ann Snitow and her last book, Visitors: Am American Feminist in East Central Europe
Malgorzata Tarasiewicz,
President, Network of East-West Women
Reports on the arrival of Ann’s books donated to the Library
at the Women’s European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk, Poland
Sonia Jaffe Robbins
Co-founder, Network of East-West Women
Discusses why we went to Eastern Europe in the 1990s while facing backlash against feminism at home
Malgorzata Tarasiewicz
Reflects on Ann Snitow’s book in the context of developments in feminism
in Central and Eastern Europe during the period of transition and now.
Katheryn Detwiler
Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies,
the Stevens Institute of Technology
Brings Ann’s work up to the present and what we can learn from her writings
about rupture and dislocation, and uses of utopianism for feminist organizing
presented by the Gender & Transformation
in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia workshop
(in-person and Zoom)
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
European Union Studies Center
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York
Room 5203
Please register:
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Mara Lazda (Bronx Community College, CUNY) and Janet Elise Johnson (Brooklyn College, CUNY)


Workshop co-coordinators