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What's Left in Feminism?

6pm, Saturday 8th May, CCA5
CCA - 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD

Maud Bracke
Catherine Eschle
Ailsa McKay
Marina Vishmidt

...respond to Nancy Fraser's
'Feminism, Capitalism and the Cunning of History'

chaired by Eleanor Gordon


Nancy Fraser situates the feminist movement within the larger political context of its historical moment. She explains how some feminist demands for equality have been largely accepted, but, considering the process of feminism’s evolution in the changing social context of neoliberalism, this acceptance has come at the cost of decoupling feminism's emancipatory edge. Finally, Fraser contemplates the possible reorientation of feminism in the present context of capitalist crises, which could start a shift to a new form of social organising...

Fraser's assessment of the movement's trajectory and historical significance can be read at:
http://tinyurl.com/ybear9l

event is free but ticketed
tickets from CCA Box Office
t. 0141 352 4900
http://www.cca-glasgow.com

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Imaginal Machines

Autonomy & Self-Organization in the Revolutions of Everyday Life

Stevphen Shukaitis
noon, Sat 8th May, CCA4 (cinema)
CCA - 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD

All power to the imagination? Over the past forty years to invoke the imagination as a basis for radical politics has become a cliché: a rhetorical utilization of ideas already in circulation, invoking the mythic unfolding of this self-institutionalizing process. But what exactly is radical imagination? Drawing from autonomist politics, class composition analysis, and avant-garde arts, Imaginal Machines explores the emergence, functioning, and constant breakdown of the embodied forms of radical imagination.

http://www.minorcompositions.info/imaginalmachines.html

event is free but ticketed
tickets on the day from CCA Box Office


Part of RiB 3 (Radical Independent Bookfair)
3days 3stalls 3events
8th, 15th & 22nd May 2010
mini stalls 11am-7pm CCA
http://www.ribproject.org