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Ms. @ 40 and the Future of Feminism: Keynote Address by Gloria Steinem

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The recording of Gloria Steinem's speech on January 26 can be listened to by going to the following link on the KZSU webpage: http://kzsunews.tumblr.com/tagged/speech

Steinem's address will be the centerpiece of a Winter Quarter series of events that looks back on what Ms. has meant to its readers over the last 40 years and that looks ahead to what feminism may mean for the next generation. For over four decades, Steinem has been at the forefront of the women's movement as a journalist, publisher, author, and political activist. Shelley Fisher Fishkin, the Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities, and an organizer of the symposium, will introduce Ms. Steinem.

Please join us for the other Ms. at 40 Symposium events going on all winter quarter.

Speakers

  • Gloria Steinem
    • Social activist, Writer, Editor, and Lecturer
    For over four decades Gloria Steinem has been at the forefront of the women’s movement as a journalist, publisher, author, and political activist. She is the co-founder and first editor of Ms. Magazine, and was instrumental in founding a dozen other women’s organizations including the National Women’s Political Caucus, the Women’s Action Alliance, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, the Ms. Foundation for Women, Choice...
  • Headshot of Shelley Fisher Fishkin
    • Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities
    • Director, American Studies Program
    • Professor, Department of English
    • Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow, 2010-2011
    Shelley Fisher Fishkin is a Professor of English, Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities, and Director of American Studies at Stanford University. She is the author, editor or co-editor of over forty books and has published over eighty articles, essays and reviews. Issues of gender figure prominently in her most recent monograph, Feminist Engagements: Forays into American Literature and Culture (Palgrave/Macmillan 2009...