|Emma Goldman: Legacy, Anarchy, Complexities, & Occupy. In Honor of Her 150th Birthday|
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|Date||Sunday June 23|
|Time||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater 500 14th St., Oakland, CA|
In Honor of her 150th birthday: Emma Goldman: Her Legacy, Anarchy, and Complexities, and Occupy
By Candace Falk, Founding Editor/Director,The Emma Goldman Papers, UC, Berkeley
Please spread the word to your friends and social media contacts!Candace will speak about Emma Goldman, her legacy, her complexities, and the often misunderstood range of her definition of anarchism, and the spontaneity and collaborative nature of Occupy that resonates with her imagined vision of the future. Candace is founding editor of the Emma Goldman Papers at UC Berkeley, which has collected, identified, and published 22,000 documents by and about Emma Goldman, and which is now available on open access through archive.org. She is also editor of three of a four-volume fully annotated selected book edition of Emma Goldman's American years, from 1890, when she entered the political stage, to her deportation in 1919; as well as various school curricula and traveling exhibitions. Candace will read some choice excerpts from her papers, and discuss why Emma Goldman lives on.
Candace's work began when she was in her 20s and serendipitously discovered Emma's love letters in a guitar shop in Chicago's Hyde Park. The treasure trove became the basis of her book, Love, Anarchy, and Emma Goldman, (about to be re-issued this month on June 27th, Emma Goldman's 150th birthday)-- a respectful, and steamy story of the complexity of matching one's vision and reality-- in love and in politics.
This engagement brought to you by the participants in the Occupy Oakland General Assembly.
The talk will be followed by the General Assembly, possibly abbreviated, wherein we will discuss the area's activist events that have happened over the last week and the upcoming week's events. And other political/activist/social justice topics that anyone wishes to bring up.
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 20th, 2019 8:22 AM