Silvia Federici in conversation with Jenny Brown
Silvia Federici in conversation with Jenny Brown at Moe’s Books in Berkeley, CA on Monday, December 9th at 7pm. Cosponsored by East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
Silvia Federici is a feminist writer, teacher, and militant. In 1972 she was cofounder of the International Feminist Collective that launched the Wages for Housework campaign. Her books include Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women; Caliban and the Witch; Re-enchanting the World; and Revolution at Point Zero. She is a professor emerita of social sciences at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. She worked as a teacher in Nigeria for many years and was also the cofounder of the Committee for Academic Freedom for Africa.
Jenny Brown is a National Women’s Liberation organizer and former editor of Labor Notes. She was a leader in the grassroots campaign to have “morning-after pill” contraception available over-the-counter in the U.S. and was a plaintiff in the winning lawsuit. In addition to Labor Notes, her work has appeared in Jacobin, Huffington Post, and Alternet, and she is coauthor of the Redstockings book Women’s Liberation and National Health Care: Confronting the Myth of America. She is the author of Birth Strike: The Hidden Fight over Women’s Work and Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now
Books Available at PM Press: Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women; Caliban and the Witch; Re-enchanting the World; and Revolution at Point Zero by Federici, Birth Strike: The Hidden Fight over Women’s Work and Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now by Brown, and All of Me: Stories of Love, Anger, and the Female Body by Burlison.
Filmed by A Radical Guide at the Moe’s Books in Berkeley, CA on December 9, 2019.