November 2, 2007

from The Guild Complex website:

(Un)Holy Selves - Muslim Women Writers 

Who is a "Muslim" woman? Newspapers, magazines, politicians, clergymen, imams, men, women, east/west all paint various pictures. Most of the time those pictures fit into one frame: oppressed, submissive, and asexual--a disembodied wrapped up cloth. How are (Muslim) women organized and working towards peace? Join community activists, artists, journalists, and teachers who struggle yet dream in order to forge creative, constructive means of shaping the multiple selves and the various worlds inhabited in this time of war and hunger.

Date: Friday, November 9th
Time: 7:00 to 9:00PM
Cost: Free admission
Location: Around the Coyote Gallery, 1935 1/2 W. North Avenue, Chicago

Date: Saturday, November 10th
Time: 2:00 to 6:00PM
Cost: Free admission
Location: Peter Jones Gallery, 1806 W. Cuyler, Chicago

October 9, 2007

Danny’s Reading Series

Danielle Dutton (Attempts at Life) and Deb Olin Unferth (Minor Robberies) read from their amazing short story collections. 7:30 pm

Women and Children First 

Susan Faldi reads from her new book. The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America. 7:30 pm

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