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Also Oct. 25: A CELEBRATORY PERFORMANCE OF “ANNCELA EXPRESS” IN MEMORY OF ANN SNITOW

Friday, October 25th – 7:30 p.m.
The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall,
66 West 12th Street 
The New School
Please join The New School community on October 25th at 7:30PM at The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, for a performance of The Flexible Orchestra’s “AnnCela Express” for twelve cellos and wind instruments, composed by Ann’s partner Daniel Goode and conducted by Tara Simoncic. The performance is a celebration in music of Ann Snitow, professor emerita of Literature and Gender Studies. A gathering and reception will follow in Wollman Hall, 5th Floor of 65 West 11th Street, where those who would like to do so are invited to share their remembrances of Ann and of her work for justice and pleasure in the U.S. and all over the world. We look forward to gathering together to honor Ann’s extraordinary contributions to feminist thought, action and The New School, including Ann’s three decades of teaching at Eugene Lang College, twenty-five years of teaching in the “Democracy and Diversity” seminar of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, and work over the past ten years to establish and sustain the university’s Gender Studies Program.

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Friday, Oct. 25: Oksana Kis on “Feminism in Independent Ukraine: From an Allergen to the Last Hope”

Oksana Kis is a historian, anthropologist, author, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She is the president of the Ukrainian Association for Research in Women’s History and vice-president of the Ukrainian Oral History Association. She has taught at universities across North America and Ukraine.

4:30-6 p.m.
Center for European & Mediterranean Studies at NYU
53 Washington Square South, 3rd floor

All are welcome, but please RSVP: Janet Elise Johnson johnson@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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