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WINGS #05-20 bell hooks on Transforming Rage

From the WINGS archive (1993), and still good advice

Content Warning

The two instances of the word "dick" have been bleeped. She refers to this in the context of the film Menace to Society, in which a gay man is "blown away" after saying "I'll suck your [bleep]."


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Length: 0:28:49
Uploaded: 18 May, 2020

Recording Date: 18 May, 2020
Recording Location: Austin, Texas; Denman Island BC
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Language: English
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Program Title: WINGS #05-20 bell hooks on Transforming Rage
Description: Renowned cultural critic and feminist theorist bell hooks gave the keynote address at the 12th annual conference of the Texas Council on Family Violence on October 13, 1993. Her talk, full of personal anecdotes, analyzed connections among racism, sexism, rage, and violence, both in media and in life. She states that we cannot stop violence without confronting the belief that violence is normal and "interrogating the violence in ourselves."

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: bell hooks has taught at many universities in fields including African American studies, Women's Studies, and Literature. She has published at least 30 books on race, culture, feminism, and education. Her most famous book is "Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center" (1984).

Credits: Recorded and edited by Frieda Werden for WINGS.

Comments: Original recording, October 13, 1993.

Arts and Culture > Books and Literature
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Arts and Culture > Television
Arts and Culture > Film
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: lightly re-edited from #45-93 - recorded and produced by FW

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