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GSC Celebration for Dr. Kristen Hogan’s Book on the Feminist Bookstore Movement

By Leslie Blair

Book cover: the feminist bookstore movement

Kristen Hogan's book event flyerFrom the 1970s through the 1990s more than 100 feminist bookstores built a transnational network that helped shape some of feminism’s most complex conversations. Dr. Kristen Hogan, education coordinator at the Gender and Sexuality Center, traces the feminist bookstore movement’s rise and eventual fall, restoring its radical work to public feminist memory.

The GSC will celebrate Hogan and her new book on Wed., April 2, 3-5 p.m.,m in the Multicultural Engagement Center (SAC 1.102). Hogan will share short readings from the book interspersed with conversations with others including Andrea Zarate, Women’s and Gender Studies; Jee Hyun-Davis, UT Libraries; Dr. Megan Alrutz, Department of Theatre and Dance; Dr. Anne Cvetkovich, Garwood Centennial Professor in the Department of English and Gender and Women’s Studies. A reception will follow.

The event is sponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, the Multicultural Engagement Center and Student Diversity Initiatives.