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WINGS #41-17 Transnational Feminism

Ninotchka Rosca, Filipina-American organizer and writer

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Mention of the death of a pre-teen Filipina girl from sexual abuse by a US Marine. The word "vagina" is used in the explanation.

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Length: 0:28:46
Uploaded: 28 Jan, 2018

Recording Date: 28 Jan, 2018
Recording Location: Vancouver, New York, and Denman Island BC
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Language: English
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Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #41-17 Transnational Feminism by Meghan Murphy and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://www.feministcurrent.com/2017/08/24/podcast-ninotchka-rosca-intersectionality-philippine-womens-movement-future-feminism/.
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Program Title: WINGS #41-17 Transnational Feminism
Description: After briefly covering her political biography, Rosca talks about feminist concepts of intersectionality and transnationalism, and what they mean in terms of reality on the ground, where class, race, and patriarchy are analyzed and confronted by the women of the organization AF3IRM.

Host(s): Meghan Murphy
Featured Speakers/Guests: BORN AND UNIVERSITY-EDUCATED IN THE PHILIPPINES, NINOTCHKA ROSCA STOOD AGAINST THE MARCOS DICTATORSHIP, WAS IMPRISONED, MOVED TO HAWAII IN 1977, AND BECAME U.S. REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE PHILIPPINE LEFT FEMINIST ORGANIZATION GABRIELA. WITH OTHER FILIPINAS ABROAD, SHE DEVELOPED THE U.S. SOLIDARITY ORGANIZATION, GABRIELA NETWORK, OR GABNET, WHICH HAS EVOLVED INTO A BROADER TRANSNATIONAL FEMINIST ORGANIZATION CALLED AFFIRM - SPELLED A-F-NUMERAL 3 - I-R-M. ROSCA IS ALSO A CELEBRATED WRITER OF FICTION AND COMMENTARIES.

Credits: Interview by Meghan Murphy, original on the site http://www.feministcurrent.com/2017/08/24/podcast-ninotchka-rosca-intersectionality-philippine-womens-movement-future-feminism/
Series producer, Frieda Werden.

Comments: The conclusion of this interview will be part of next week's WINGS program.
Scholars mentioned in this article - Chandra Mohanty on transnational feminism, Kimberlé Crenshaw on intersectionality, Gerda Lerner on the development of patriarchy

Topic:
Arts and Culture > Books and Literature
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Regional > Asia
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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