R115. The Active Politics of Queer/Feminist of Color and Indigenous Feminist Publishing Movements
Thursday, March 31, 2016
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Kim Tran is a fundraising leader for Third Woman Press and a graduate student, teacher, and mentor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.
Lisa C. Moore is the founder and editor of RedBone Press, which publishes award-winning literature celebrating the cultures of black lesbians and gay men, and promoting understanding between black gays and lesbians and the black mainstream.
Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes is a Xicana Indigenous artist, activist, educator, Femcee, designer, organizer, poet, performer, speaker, and writer. She is cofounder and member of Mujeres de Maiz, In Lak Ech and Urban Xic. Felicia holds BA, MA, and MFA degrees.
Audrey Silvestre holds a BA in women’s gender and sexuality studies and is working towards her MA in Chicana studies at CSU Northridge. She has devoted her time and passion towards the revitalization of Third Woman Press.
Casandra Lopez is a Chicana and California Indian writer who teaches at North Seattle College. She has degrees from Cornell University and University of New Mexico. She has served as a writer in residence at the School of Advanced Research and is a founding editor of As/Us.