Tag: women’s history

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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“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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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 ASWM 2017 Symposium

The deadline for submissions for 2017 has passed.  This call for proposals is for information only.  Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell March 25 2017, Pendle Hill, Philadelphia, PA   In the current era women are stepping into leadership

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Donna Read Wins 2016 Saga Award

At our Boston conference, Donna Read, innovator, filmmaker, producer and activist, received ASWM’s2016 Saga Award for Special Contributions to Women’s History and Culture. The award honors Donna’s role in making feminist scholarship and the history of spirituality visible and accessible

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“Foremothers” Anthology Receives Award

Foremothers Receives Award from Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association We are delighted to announce this recent news about the recently released anthology, Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries, edited by Miriam Dexter and Vicki Noble. The book

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Jelka Vince Pallua To Present “The Slavic ‘Baba’ as an Aquatic Deity”

Jelka Vince Pallua, Ph.D., senior scientific advisor, is an ethnologist and cultural anthropologist who for twenty years taught at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Philosophical faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She continues to teach at the same Department

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Who’s Presenting in 2016? Max Dashu

Max Dashu (The Distaff:  Fates, Witches, and Women’s Power) Max Dashu, feminist cultural historian and artist, founded the Suppressed Histories Archives in 1970 to research and document global women’s history in images, to track patterns of domination, and to reflect

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