Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Laura Flanders speaking in NYC 4-14; Burlington, VT 4-18; Houston, TX 4-19; Austin, TX 4-20

From Laura Flanders' web site, there's an event tomorrow in NYC (we posted on this last week but Erika asked for another heads up):

Thursday, April 14, 6:30–8 pm
Please join Verso and NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts
Artists, writers and cultural critics gather to roast Bush's women and celebrate the paperback publication of BUSHWOMEN: Tales of Cynical Species, now in paperback, with a fresh new foreword. Condoleezza Rice, Karen Hughes, Gale Norton and first Lady Laura are back. Let's welcome 'em as they truly deserve!
Moderated by KAREN FINLEY, Visiting Professor in Art and Public Policy, NYU

With a special appearance by MARTHA WILSON, Founding Director of FranklinFurnace, as Barbara Bush.
Featuring:LAURA FLANDERS, Air America Radio host & author of BUSHWOMEN: How They Won the White House for Their Man
MARGO JEFFERSON, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times Critic-at-Large
ELLEN WILLIS, Professor of Journalism & Mass Communication, NYU, and author of Don’t Think, Smile!
And others...
The Cantor Film Center

New York University
36 East 8th Street
(between University and Mercer)
Free & open to the public

RSVP (212) 807 9680
Books provided by Bluestockings Books

It should be a lively discussion and event you'd enjoy if you're in the area. Here are the dates for Flanders' speaking engagements next week:

Burlington, VT
Monday 4/18, 7-9 pm
Conversation with Tariq Ali at The University of Vermont.
Ira Allen Hall.
Co-sponsored by Vermont Progressive Party and the UVM Women's Center.

Houston, TX
Tuesday 4/19, 7:30 pm
Conversation with Tariq Ali at The University of Houston.
Houston Room,
Second Floor,
University Center.

Austin, TX
Wednesday 4/20, 7-9 pm
Conversation with Tariq Ali at The University of Texas.
Jester Auditorium,
21st & Speedway.

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