Feminists Who Changed America by Barbara Love at Nagoya University in Japan

This news just in from Jodi Moran our colleague on the VFA Oral History Project: "My sister, Judy Greiman, is representing Stony Brook University at a meeting with #HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 colleagues working on gender equity in a university context. She sent me this pic from the Gender Equity Library at Nagoya University!" Barbara Love's Feminists Who Changed America [...]

2018-03-30T04:36:04+00:00 March 15th, 2018|International, Second Wave, VFA|

WBAI’s Multicultural Feminist Radio Show on Kate Millett, Sun. Dec. 3 at 6pm

On Sunday, December 3, 6-7 PM on WBAI at 99.5 FM (streaming at wbai.org), Joy of Resistance: Multicultural Feminist Radio at WBAI will play excerpts from the recent celebration of the life of Kate Millett. We will also interview Kathie Sarachild, a pioneer feminist who will help to put Millett's work in historical context. After the show, you can [...]

2018-03-30T04:52:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Activism, Feminist, History, News, Obituary, Second Wave, VFA|

On the Passing of Kate Millett

It is with enormous sadness that we announce the death of our longtime friend, pioneer feminist and author of SEXUAL POLITICS, Kate Millett. She died this morning in Paris of cardiac arrest. Kate would have been 83 this week. It is impossible here to recount and pay tribute to all of Kate's many, many groundbreaking contributions to feminist theory and [...]

2018-03-30T04:54:48+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Feminist, History, Obituary, VFA|

Veteran feminists show they’re young at heart at reunion

From theVillager.com | June 15, 2017 By Mary Reinholz | Photos by Tequila MinskyThe pictures flashing across a wall inside Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village showed icons of the women’s liberation movement from the last half of the 20th century: activists like Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Gloria Steinem and Flo Kennedy taking aim at gender inequality in [...]

2017-06-16T14:58:27+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

Sister Joel Read, who shaped Milwaukee’s Alverno College and was among nation’s top college innovators, dies at 91

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 26, 2017 By Karen Herzog Sister Joel Read, the longtime leader of Alverno College whose vision of placing abilities over grades put her among the nation's top college innovators, died shortly before midnight Thursday. She was 91. For nearly 35 years, Read led her alma mater on Milwaukee's south side with warmth, determination and energy. The women's [...]

2017-05-30T14:14:01+00:00 May 26th, 2017|NOW, Obituary, VFA|

Obituary: Sister Joel Read 1925-2017

Former Alverno College President Sister Joel Read, SSSF, ’48, one of the nation’s longest-serving college presidents and a renowned advocate for education reform, died May 25. She was 91 years old. During her 35 years at Alverno’s helm, Sister Joel grew her alma mater into the internationally renowned educational institution it is today. She led the development of Alverno’s [...]

2017-06-06T11:00:11+00:00 May 26th, 2017|NOW, Obituary, VFA|

VFA Shares Our Stories in North Carolina

An exciting VFA event -- “Sharing Our Stories:  The Second Wave Feminist Movement” - - took place in Durham, North Carolina, on Friday, March 31. Noted historian Dr. Nancy MacLean kicked off the day with a keynote speech introducing the wide range of women’s activism. MacLean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History, Public Policy and Women’s Studies [...]

2017-06-08T22:15:32+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Event, VFA|

Feminist Reunion 2017 – We Won’t Go Back

June 10, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Street South, New York, NY 10012 Women's music Open mike Meet your friends FREE DVD of Women's Music & Feminists' favorite photos Handicap Accessible Join with us in collecting, creating & sharing our photos. Email your favorites today to Joan Casamo (If you can, include names, place, date [...]

2017-05-25T23:48:17+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

Sharing Our Stories: The Second Wave Feminist Movement

Friday, March 31, 2017 Durham Hilton, Durham, North Carolina Visit the Official Website for Details and Tickets: www.SharingOurStories2017.org Historians and Feminists: An Intergenerational Conversation A dialogue between Second Wave activists and young historians will ensure that the full story of the Women’s Movement is told to current day historians who are researching, writing and teaching about women’s history and [...]

2017-05-25T23:58:38+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Event, VFA|