On The Road in 2009 [Speaking Engagements] + Announcements

Speaking Engagments

Just a quick announcement as to where Carmen and I will be speaking in 2009. We’ll post updates when we add engagements.


February 3, 2009
University of New England – Portland, ME


February 2, 2009
Feminism 2.0 Conference – George Washington University
Panelist: Injecting Feminism into Popular Culture
(Also attending: Veronica Arreola, Melissa Silverstein)

February 5, 2009
Yes Means Yes Reading – Busboys and Poets, Washington DC
(After Party at the Chi Cha Lounge)
Presenter: Reading from “The Not Rape Epidemic”

March 15, 2009
SXSWi – Austin, TX
Panelist: Can Social Media End Racism?
(Also Attending: Jay Smooth, Phil Yu, Kety Esquivel)

March 27 – 29, 2009
WAM!2009 – MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Panelist: Going Group: How Blogging in Numbers Gets It Done
(Also attending: Fatemeh Fakhraie)

April 30 – May 2
Symposium: Race, Ethnicity, and New Media – Texas A & M University
Keynote: How to Talk About Race in a Digital Space (Working Title)
Paper Submission: Ewww – You Got Your Social Justice in My Video Game! Notes on Feminist and Anti-Racist Activism in Gaming


Deesha is still looking for women voices to throw into the mix for “Down to the Wire: An Anthology of Black Thought on HBO’s Greatest Show Ever.” Head over to her website for details.

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