1 year anniversary of the US Bombing & Invasion of Iraq
PLEASE JOIN US...
3.20.2004 Saturday | Rally Against US Occupation and Intervention! NYC :
12 noon : Madison Square Park : meet GABNet, JNW (Justice Not War in the
Philippines Campaign) and WAIL (Women's Anti-Imperialist League)
contingent at the Southwest corner of Madison Ave. and 25th St.
Directions by subway: N/R/F/6 to 23rd St.
PLEASE COME TO...
3.21.2004 Sunday | 2pm-5pm | NYC
WAIL-Women's Anti-Imperialist League production meeting, AJ Muste
Institute, 339 Lafayette (corner of Bleecker), 3rd floor (buzzer 11),
Manhattan. All women invited. Help us gear-up for our one-day conference
(see below). For more info: WAIL@gabnet.org or 1212.592.3507. Directions
by subway: 6 to Bleecker OR B/D/F/V to Broadway/Lafayette.
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD...
Below is the e-announcement we've been circulating. We're looking to get
at least 100 women to the event. So, please spread the word far and wide.
Send the e-announcement to your friends, family, relatives...
[Please distribute widely. Forward to your listserve, organizational and
personal contacts. Thanks!]
Do you... Want to know how the US war on terrorism is affecting the women
in Iraq, Palestine, Philippines, the US? Want to find out how women are
responding to their situation? Want to participate in building a unified
women's response worldwide? Come to...
UNITING WOMEN'S RESPONSE AGAINST
WARS OF AGGRESSION & GLOBALIZATION
A Conference Sponsored by the Women's Anti-Imperialist League
27 March 2004, Saturday, 3PM-8PM
The Audre Lorde Project, 85 South Oxford St.
(bet. Fulton St. & Lafayette Ave.), Brooklyn, NYC
Space Limited. Please register by March 24: WAIL@gabnet.org or
1212.592.3507. See below for more registration info. Registration fee
(payable at the door): sliding scale: $5-15 (no one will be turned away
for lack of funds). Dinner and Snacks provided. For more info or to
volunteer: email WAIL@gabnet.org, call 1212.592.3507.
a.. Keynote by NINOTCHKA ROSCA. An exiled journalist, novelist, and
activist from the Philippines, Rosca left her homeland in the 1970s
after being jailed for her opposition to President Marcos' declaration
of martial law. She's the International Spokesperson for the GABRIELA
Purple Rose Campaign against Sex Trafficking of Filipino Women and
Children. b.. Panel on the impact of wars of aggression and
globalization on women in South America, Caribbean, North America,
Middle East, Africa c.. Discussion Groups
d.. Next Steps/Commitment to Action
e.. Cultural Performances throughout
The Women's Anti-Imperialist League (WAIL) is a multi-racial, multi-ethnic
alliance of anti-imperialist women and women's organizations.
Directions to Audre Lorde Project by Subway: Take the Brooklyn-bound local
C to Lafayette Avenue. Exit at the South Oxford Street stair exit. Make a
right and continue on South Oxford Street. The entrance to ALP is on the
right, in the middle of the block; OR Take the M, N, Q, R, W, 2, 3, 4, 5
or LIRR to Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street stop. Exit at Hanson Place. Walk
up Hanson Place to South Oxford Street. Make left onto South Oxford
Street. The entrance to ALP is on the right, in the middle of the block;
OR Take the G to Fulton Street. Walk two (2) blocks up Lafayette Street to
South Oxford Street. Make a right onto South Oxford Street. The entrance
to ALP is on the left, in the middle of the block. For car and bus
directions go to www.alp.org/direction.html
HOW TO REGISTER:
Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call us (1212.592.3507) with the
following information by Wednesday, March 24. Registration fee (payable
at the door): sliding scale: $5-15 (no one will be turned away for lack of
Organization (if applicable): _____________________
Mailing Address: _____________________
Email Address: _____________________
Fax Number: _____________________
WAIL-Women's Anti-Imperialist League
c/o GABRIELA Network
PO Box 403, Times Square Station
New York, NY 10036 USA
Web: coming soon!!
come to this panel i'll be speaking at. other wonderful women will be talking about their arts as well!
PAN ASIAN DIALOGUE:
SISTERS DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES:
a panel of Asian Pacific American women artists
TUESDAY, March 23 (6-8pm)
Kimball Lounge, 246 Greene Street (between Washington and Waverly Places)
MAURA NGUYEN DONOHUE was born in Saigon, Vietnam and raised in the US. She is Artistic Director of NYC based troupe, In Mixed Company. She is currently a Dance Theater Workshop/Digital Fellow and serves as Artistic Advisor for DTW's SE Asian based "Mekong Project". Her work has toured the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. She recently collaborated with artists from Cambodia, China and Vietnam during a residency in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In April she collaborated with Perry Yung, Ohno Kazuo & Yoshito and Kinya & Laurie Sogawa for the premiere of Umi Yo, Umi Yo in Yokohama, Japan. While in Vietnam she has set work on Saigon based October Ballet Company and taught master classes for the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and the Vietnam Ballet in Hanoi. In Mar '04 she will premiere Enemy/Territory in collaboration with Vietnamese choreographer Le Vu Long at DTW.
LISETTE MARIE FLANARY is co-producer and co-director AMERICAN ALOHA: HULA BEYOND HAWAII. Her credits also include producing the 35mm short HOMELAND in El Salvador, which received a Student Academy Award, and writing and directing her own short film, KILL KIMONO, which toured in Asian-American film festivals around the country. Flanary, whose mother is from Hawai and who spent many summers on the islands while growing up, is a hula dancer and board member for the Hawai Cultural Foundation in New York City. After receiving her BFA in film and television from New York University in 1995, she co-founded bluestocking films, inc. She earned her Masters degree in creative writing at New York New School in 2000. She also teaches screenwriting. Ms. Flanary resides in New York.
SABRINA MARGARITA ALCANTARA-TAN is a queer Filipina mestiza. She is editress of the zine Bamboo Girl (www.bamboogirl.com, under the auspices of Pinay Power Productions), which is by/ for/ but not exclusive to young loud women of color; it deals with issues of racism, sexism, and homophobia, much from the mixed-blood Filipina point of view. Her work has been published in DRAGON LADIES BREATHE FIRE, THAT TAKES OVARIES, and maganda magazine and her video work has been screened at the MIX Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. She studies Pananandata, the Filipino Martial Art of Weapon Fighting, and her favorite weapon is balisong. She is dedicated to the Asian and Asian mutt women face on a daily basis, and works constantly to give those who stereotype her and other Asian women a very had time. She is an alumni of New York University.