Feminism & Co. is a program series that explores the fabric of
contemporary culture by investigating issues relating to women and
gender. Using film screenings, creative performances, lectures and
discussions, these evenings address women’s (and men’s) complicated
relationship to art, politics and sexuality.
Thursday, April 5, 2012 Catherine Opie Artist Conversation
An evening with More American Photographs artist Catherine Opie. Opie is an acclaimed American photographer whose wide body of work ranges from intimate studio portraiture to stark documentary landscapes.
Friday, April 13, 2012 Sex Work
A conversation about the economics and aesthetics of sex work. Featuring Cassandra, former sex worker and erotic performance artist, and Djuna, professional dominantrix and blogger. (Adult content.)
Friday, April 20, 2012 Feminist Restagings
What if Lolita had been written by a woman? What if the poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson had been penned by a female hand? Experiemental novelist Elisabeth Sheffield and performance artist Marya Errin Jones dust off their revisions of the classics.
Friday, April 27, 2012 Funny Women
How many feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb? Comedian Cory Kaheney doesn't care. Join us for an evening of jaw splitting humor as the provocative Kaheney discusses the history of women in stand-up.
Friday, May 4, 2012 & Saturday, May 5, 2012 DIY Feminist Science
Leah Buechley, MIT computer scientist and electronic textiles pioneer, and Margaret Wertheim, science writer and co-founder of the Institute for Figuring, discuss the their work and lead tow hands-on DIY science workshops.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 Toys & Tupperware
A closer look at the history and sociology of women's home-based business, from sex-toys to Tupperware. With actual spiels and post-program shopping. Featuring Passion Party consultant Kirsten McCay-Smith, Tupperware lady Joannie Flynn and sociologists Susan Williams and Michelle Bemiller.
Thursday, April 14, 2011 Horse Love
Deconstructing stereotypes of women's obsession with horses through the experiences of women who ride and love them. Featuring sociologist Keri Brandt, equine veterinarian Lisa Lancaster and Miss Rodeo Colorado 2011, Kelsie Purdy.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Craftivism
Craft activists discuss their work and lead three hands-on craft workshops. Pick your poison. Featuring Frau Fiber, self-described textile worker, the Ladies' Fancywork Society, a Denver-based street graffiti crew, and Allison Smith, exhibiting artist at MCA Denver.
Thursday, April 28, 2011 Play List
A look at the music world through the eyes of women rockers, hip-hop artists, promoters and bloggers. Featuring art and music historian Maria Elena Buszek, promoters Sarah Slater and Ru Johnson, blogger Camille Brightsmith, and musicians Christina Whitaker (Christina the Hun), Bianca Mikahn and Brittany Gould (Married in Berdichev).
Thursday, April 8, 2010 Motormaids: Women & Motorcycling
with Suzanne Ferris, co-auther of Motorcycle, and K. Alex Ilyasova, self-described "motorcycle dyke in training"
Thursday, April 15, 2010 Women and Social Enterprise
with Judith Nafziger, manager of Ten Thousand Villages, and Tamra Ryan, CEO of Women's Bean Project
Thursday, April 22, 2010 Witches
with Melinda Barlow on witches in film and M.E. Warlick on witchcraft imagery in art
Thursday, April 29, 2010 The End of Man!
Performance artist and modern dancer Michelle Ellsworth contemplates the imminent demise of the Y chromosome.