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The Future of the #MeToo Movement

From Reed College’s website: The #MeToo movement appeared to erupt and spread like a wildfire, suddenly revealing and then burning down serial predators’ careers. But decades of effort prepared the way — and there’s still a long way to go before it’s over. Award-winning journalist E.J. Graff, who has covered the women’s movement and sexual harassment for decades, offers her perspective on what led to the #MeToo moment — and what needs to happen next. E.J. Graff is an author, journalist, commentator, and editor who has been reporting on gender & sexuality since dinosaurs roamed the earth. Her work appears in such publications as The New York Times Magazine, Vice Magazine, Politico, The Nation, and Mother Jones. She is managing editor of The Monkey Cage, a political science…

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The History of Bookmaking at the Women’s Studio Workshop

From Reed College’s website: Lauren Walling is the Executive Director of Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW), a visual arts organization in Rosendale, New York. Since 1974, WSW has brought over 5,000 artists from across the globe to work in the printmaking, hand papermaking, letterpress printing, photography, book arts, and ceramics studios. Over 6,500 Ulster County youth have participated in WSW’s Art-in-Education program. WSW’s artists’ book grant program has published more than 200 artists’ books, collected by special collections of major libraries and museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Tate Modern, and The Library of Congress, among others. Their mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women artists, provides professional opportunities for artists at various…

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QTIPOC Draw Night

From IPRC’s website: Draw, craft, chat with other Queer/Trans/Inter* People of Color! First Sundays of the month, 6-10pm ADA accessible, Free parking available Light snacks and tea provided.

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FRUIT GEODE Book Launch — Alicia Jo Rabins & Mat Johnson

From Mother Foucault’s website: Join us at the official hometown book launch celebration for Alicia Jo Rabins’ FRUIT GEODE (Augury Books)! Alicia will read poems and perform the live poetry soundtrack she has composed especially for the book on violin through electronic pedals. With very special guest, fiction and comics writer Mat Johnson (Loving Day, Incognegro, Pym, and so many more). About Fruit Geode: In lyrical, unflinching poems, Rabins investigates the passages of pregnancy, birth, and early infancy through a constellation of ancient and modern experience…In tracing the ritual mysteries of motherhood, Fruit Geode examines what it means to be transformed, to leave behind our certainties and walk into the unknown. “If you have a body, [‘Fruit Geode’] is a must read.”-Lynn Melnick About Mat…

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AS CLEAN AS A BONE Book Launch — Emmett Wheatfall

From Mother Foucault’s website: Emmett Wheatfall’s As Clean as a Bone is a collection of poems for both the heart and the mind, a collection seasoned with the vital and invigorating salt of poetry and wisdom. Through clean, crafted lines that ring out, these remarkable poems question history, memory, culture. These poems don’t just talk: they wrestle with experience, they debate, they think and play, they sing out with love and pain. “Can we sing a new song?” Emmett Wheatfall asks. With their deft musical cadences and resonant depths, the poems in this new book answer back with a resounding YES. Emmett Wheatfall lives in Portland, Oregon where he reads, writes, publishes and performs poetry. He has published six books of poetry. They are He Sees Things (2010), We…

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TIN COYOTE – Janice Rubin & Kate Gray

From Mother Foucault’s website: Join us on Friday, October 5 for a reading with Janice Rubin and Kate Gray in celebration of Tin Coyote, published by Blue Light Press in 2017. About Tin Coyote: A poignant journey traversing love, loss, memory and renewal, Tin Coyote is rooted in the inner landscape of the heart as well as the physical landscape of the poet’s beloved Oregon. The Oregon Coast, Warm Springs, Siuslaw River and Lake Paulina, among other iconic destinations at home and abroad, are vividly rendered backdrops to reflections and self-explorations. ‘Light reflects, refracts/creating space and possibility.’ Janice Rubin is a keen observer of self and environment. Janice D. Rubin is a counselor and educator. She received her M.S. from the University of Oregon and her B.A. in…

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Learn Make Share: Bindfast Journals

From IPRC’s website: Learn Make Share: Bindfast Journals Learn Make Share is a monthly skill share series to expose new and curious members to a variety of services offered at the IPRC. Come learn about the space & our trusty Bind-Fast 5. Learn the ins and outs of preparing files for printing, and how to reserve time to bind books. Everyone will come away from the workshop with 3 new journals and a guide for Bindfast bookbinding. This workshop is part of the Learn Make Share series. Free for members taking workshop as one of 3 annual workshops $5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshops Capacity: 8 Learn Make Share Series Members can take up to…

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