Tag: feminist paradigm

Dr. Peggy Sanday To Explore Concept of “Matrixial” Cultures

“The Matrixial Foundation of Maternal Cultural Meanings in Myth and Ritual” Keynote Presentation, ASWM 2017 Symposium   “In my long term study of and stay with the matrilineal Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia—off and on between the years l981 and

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Lisa Levart Presents “Art, Activism, and the Goddess”

My own creative activism stands on shoulders of the feminist artists of the 1970’s.  Even after more than a decade of creating art that celebrates the divine feminine, it is my unshakable conviction that without imagery and words that reflect

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Anna Crusis Women’s Choir to Perform at 2017 Symposium

At our 2017 symposium, ASWM members will be treated to a special concert by the Anna Crusis Women’s Choir (ANNA), Philadelphia’s own feminist choir.   We will also recognize the long time work of ANNA by presenting them with the 2017

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Dr Elinor Gadon Receives Demeter Award in 2016

At our 2016 Conference, the ASWM Board of Directorspresented Dr. Elinor Gadon with the Demeter Award for Leadership in Women’s Spirituality.* The award recognizes Dr. Gadon’s lifetime contribution to understanding the cultural and visual history of religion and myth. With this Award, we honor

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“Growing the Groundswell” 2017 Registration Open

Registration is now open for our 2017 Symposium in Philadelphia,  “Mythology, Women and Society:  Growing the Groundswell.” Join and Register from now until Feb. 15 to receive member early bird rate.  NOTE:Registration cutoff for this event is March 3; there

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“Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell” Schedule

Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell March 25, 2017, Pendle Hill,  Philadelphia PA 8:00-8:30 – REGISTRATION 8:30-9:30 – KEYNOTE “The Matrixial Foundation of Maternal Cultural Meanings in Myth and Ritual” Dr. Peggy Sanday, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

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Highlighting Four Great Films in 2017

Jewels for January & February, Online Film Series  This winter we are offering our first member-only online film series. Our thanks to the filmmakers and distributors who have made it possible. Special thanks to Women Make Movies and Grasshopper Films for

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Screen-in of Films to Teach Tolerance

Women Make Movies presents:   Response to Hate:
Teaching Tolerance
, Free Inauguration Week Screen-In Here is the announcement of this one-week opportunity from Women Make Movies to screen important documentaries: “This year’s post-election period revealed deep societal divisions that prompted acts of

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Do You Know about “Women Make Movies”?

  Women Make Movies As we expand our resources to include more media and films, we want to make you aware of organizations that promote and assist the creation of films by women. For over 40 years, Women Make Movies

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Call for Proposals: The Afterlives of Eve

The Afterlives of Eve 9-11 September 2016 at Newcastle University and Durham University Keynotes: Sandra M. Gilbert (UC Davis), Wendy Furman-Adams (Whittier), John Bothwell (Durham) From Genesis to mitochondrial Eve, the idea of a single common foremother has occupied a

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