What is a bad feminist? Roxane Gay, daughter of Haitian immigrants, proud Midwesterner, and Scrabble-playing Hunger-Games fanatic, demonstrates humor, anger, love, and wisdom as she addresses just how empowering it can be to redefine what it means to be a feminist in our complicated world.
This event is free and open to the public. For accommodations please contact the Boise State University Gender Equity Center at (208) 426-4259.
Roxane’s visit is co-sponsored by the Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, English Department, Gender Studies Department, Honors College, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, Office of the Dean of Students, and the Sociology Department.
Plenary videos and other materials coming soon. Check back later.
Compassionate Communities was dedicated to seeking to challenge and reshape our core beliefs about today’s families’ reality. And at the same time offer bold new ways to think about families in the entirety of their experience – from violence to poverty to immigration, and more. Those who were able to join us, were challenged to imagine new ways to prevent violence and to respond to families impacted by violence. We believe that, together, we can create the conditions where all families thrive.
Resources from Dr. Chamberlain:
Chris Blodgett, PhD –
Resources from Dr. Blodgett:
Embracing the Entirety of Families Lived Experiences Panel Discussion –
Still have questions regarding the October 28, 2014 Compassionate Communities convening? Please call the Idaho Coalition at 208-384-0419, ext. 308 or toll-free at 1-888-293-6118.
The convening was dedicated to cultivating interconnected communities to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, men and boys. Engaging and connecting with marginalized and oppressed communities is essential to widening the circle of compassion. In order to create compassionate communities, we think of the person or child who is valued the least, suffers the most, and comes in last, and we put that person, and others like them, at the center of our work. Compassionate Communities draws wisdom from science and diverse social justice movements, and cultivates compassion to create a future without violence.
Still have questions regarding the October 15, 2013 Compassionate Communities convening? Please call the Idaho Coalition at 208-384-0419, ext. 308 or toll-free at 1-888-293-6118.