What is Socialist Feminism?, Los Angeles, starting 17 November

27th Oct 2018

What is Socialist Feminism? 

 A Class Series

From Analyzing Oppression

to Theorizing Liberation and Organizing

Starting Saturday November 17, 2018,  2:30-5:30 p.m.

Art Share L.A., 801 E. 4th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013

This seven-part class series will critically examine four of the main socialist feminist theories of gender oppression:  Social Reproduction, Alienation, Intersectionality, Gender Performativity.  We will also examine efforts to conceptualize a socialist humanist alternative to capitalism-racism-sexism-homophobia.  Through this process of examination and discovery, we will draw lessons for socialist feminist revolutionary organizing today. 

The syllabus and suggested readings for each class can be obtained by contacting the address below.  Presentations will be given by Frieda Afary,  philosophy M.A., writer, and producer of Iranian Progressives in Translation ,    Julia Wallace, history graduate, Black anti-racist activist and writer, Lara Al-Kateb, Syrian Gender Studies student Ndindi Kitonga, PhD. , Kenyan-American educator, scholar of critical pedagogy and activist,  Silvia La Rote, political scientist graduate,  education worker, artist,  poet, and activist,  Rocio Lopez, Latin American studies graduate and anti-war activist.    


For more information and to obtain the full syllabus and the readings, contact: socialistfeminismclasses@gmail.com or call Frieda Afary at  310-210-3748.   A $5 donation per class is requested but is not mandatory.   Free parking available.  Art Share L.A. is  near the Little Tokyo Metro Train Station (Gold Line)