Exhibit: “Women On War”
When: February 15-March 29, 2008.
Where: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission
St., San Francisco, CA.
About: The exhibit features artwork of wars past and present,
seen through women’s eyes.
More info: www.missionculturalcenter.org
Conference: “Postcolonial” Futures in
a Not-Yet Postcolonial World: Locating the Intersections of
Ethnic, Indigenous and Postcolonial Studies
When: March 5-7, 2008.
Where: University of California, San Diego, CA.
About: Hosted by UCSD’s Department of Ethnic Studies,
the event brings together scholars and activists whose work
discusses intersections of ethnic, indigenous and postcolonial
More info: futures0308.blogspot.com
Exhibit: Celebrating International Women’s Day:
When: March 7, 2008. 6-7pm.
Where: World Affairs Council, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 312 Sutter
St., San Francisco, CA.
About: Phil Borges’ photography exhibit depicts women
from Afghanistan to Ecuador who are enriching their lives
and those around them.
More info: World Affairs Council, 415.293.4600, www.itsyourworld.org
23rd Empowering Women of Color Conference, “decolonizing
creativity: Fiery Womyn, Fierce Expressions”
When: March 8, 2008. 930-530pm.
Where: UC Berkeley, Martin Luther King Building, Berkeley,
About: EWOCC is the longest running annual women of color
conference in the US, featuring a diversity of speakers, workshops,
networking opportunities, artists, and performers.
More info: ewocc.berkeley.edu
Rally and Nonviolent Direction Action at Richmond
When: March 15, 2008
Where: Chevron Refinery, W. Cutting and S. Garrard Blvd.,
About: Organized by Greenaction, West County Toxics Coalition,
Amazon Watch, and more, the action supports Richmond community
efforts to stop the expansion of Chevron’s refineries,
and highlights corporate connection with the war in Iraq.
More info: Jess Bell, firstname.lastname@example.org,
United For Peace and Justice 5TH Anniversary of the Iraq
When: March 19, 2008
Where: Washington DC and national events.
About: Mobilizations mark the 5th anniversary of the U.S.
invasion of Iraq.
More info: www.unitedforpeace.org
Its My Life: Alternatives to Military
When: Wed. March 26th 7-9 PM
Where: American Friends Service Committee 65 9th St San Francisco,
About: Newsletter & Book launch with free food and drinks,
opportunities to build relationships, and Inter-organizational
More info: email@example.com
Pilgrimage to Sacred Sites of API Immigration on the Sacramento
When: March 29-30. 830 am-6pm.
Where: Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta area, CA.
About: The Delta pilgrimage honors and remembers transnational
migration and rural labor experiences, with a focus on Chinese
and Filipino migrant laborers of 1860-1940s. More info: http://www.psr.edu/pana.
Contact Rev. Debbie Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Face2Face Solidarity Trip to the Philippines – Accepting
When: April 15 priority deadline.
About: Organized by the Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental
Solidarity (FACES), the annual 10-day summer trip seeks to
build awareness and meaningful solidarity around shared Philippine
and US environmental justice issues.
More info: Download application at www.facessolidarity.org
When: Ongoing every Tues. and Thurs. 12-1pm.
Where: Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay St., Oakland, CA.
About: The vigil calls for public awareness and an end to
the war in Iraq. Sponsored by AFSC, Berkeley Women in Black,
East Bay Coalition for Support Self-Rule for Iraqis, and friends.
More info: (510) 655-1162
End Internet Trafficking Community Forum
When: April 2008, TBA
Where: San Francisco Bay Area, CA.
About: FAIR Fund, Barnaba Institute, Students & Artists
Fighting to End Human Slavery, and Love146 are collaborating
to combat modern day slavery on the internet.
More info: www.safehs.com
“War, Empire, and Culture” Symposium
When: April 11-12, 2008
Where: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
About: The symposium investigates the political and economic
dimensions of wars in American and global contexts, and the
representation of wars in different cultural forms, genres,
More info: english.ttu.edu/complit/cfp.html
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