Do not miss this opportunity to hear Dr. bell hooks, one of the most influential voices in the American feminist movement! She will speak at the Third International Women’s Convocation, Asilomar Conference Center, Monterey Peninsula, CA, Feb. 18 at 4:00 p.m.

Hooks, BellWriter, professor, feminist theorist, and activist, Dr. hooks is the author of numerous critically acclaimed books on the function of race, gender, class, and culture. She is the Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, KY, where she founded the bell hooks Institute. The institute strives to promote the cause of ending domination through critical thinking, teaching, events, and conversation that seek to understand the ways systems of exploitation and oppression intersect.

Her books include Ain’t I A Woman: Black Women; Feminist Theory from Margin to Center; Feminism and Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black; Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem; Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom; Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics; Where We Stand: Class Matters; and We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity.

The event is open to the public and includes dinner and a musical concert with award winning musician activists emma’s revolution.

A limited number of tickets are available online at for $100 per person. Overnight accommodation at Asilomar is available. For further information contact the International Women’s Convocation at or phone 713-269-2892 (Laura Nagel).