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National feminist speaker to present lecture at Olivet College
Feb 15, 2007

OLIVET, Mich. The Olivet College Betsy Dole Womens Resource Center is hosting a lecture titled Bitchs Brew: Ten Years of Feminism and Pop Culture, presented by author Andi Zeisler, Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. in Mott Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Zeisler is the co-founder and editorial/creative director of Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, which began in 1996 as an all-volunteer magazine with a circulation of 300 and is now an internationally distributed quarterly magazine. She has been involved in all editorial and art facets of its operations, including: acquiring, writing and editing features, columns and reviews; overseeing art direction and design; and running the editorial internship program.

A longtime freelance writer and illustrator, Zeislers work has appeared in numerous periodicals and newspapers, including Ms., Mother Jones, Utne, BUST, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Womens Review of Books and Hues. She is a former pop-music columnist for the SF Weekly and the East Bay Express, and also contributed to the anthologies Young Wives Tales and Secrets and Confidences: The Complicated Truth About Womens Friendships. She is the coeditor of BitchFest: 10 Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine, and is working on a book about feminism and popular culture. She speaks frequently on the subject of feminism and the media at various colleges and universities.

For more information, call (269) 749-6638.



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