A Talk by “Bad Feminist” Roxane Gay
Co-sponsored by the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies
October 6, 2014
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Calhoun Hall (CAL) 100
What does it mean to be a bad feminist? Or a good one? In her acclaimed book of essays “Bad Feminist,” fiction writer, blogger and essayist Roxane Gay shows us just how empowering being a bad one can be. But, of course, it depends on what you mean by “bad.” With humility, humor, anger, love, eloquence, and plenty of wisdom, this daughter of Haitian immigrants, proud Midwesterner and Scrabble-playing Hunger-Games fanatic, is a badass critic redefining what it means to be a feminist for the messy, diverse world we live in. For more information, please visit our website.
Beck adds: If you’re not familiar with Roxane Gay, this Slate review of her book gives a good overview.