Do not miss this opportunity to hear bell hooks, one of the most influential voices in the American feminist movement! She will give a keynote address at the Third Women’s Convocation in Asilomar, CA, Feb. 16-19, 2017.
Writer, professor, feminist theorist, and activist, hooks is the author of numerous critically acclaimed and widely influential books on the function of race, gender, class and culture. Her most well-known works, such as Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (1981) and Feminist Theory from Margin to Center (1984) focus on issues surrounding the invisibility of black women from common discourses of racism and gender.Feminism Is For Everybody: Passionate Politics (2000) details her beliefs on the significance of feminist values in everyone’s lives – women and men alike.
hooks is currently the Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College in Kentucky.