Bread and Roses Study Group at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library @ 221A, Vancouver [from 12 June to 3 July]

Bread and Roses Study Group at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library

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19:00 - 21:00

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221A E. Georgia St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1Z6
Hosted by 221A Collections Librarian Hannah Dempsey, the Bread and Roses Study Group at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library will read between documents of revolutionary women's organizing and histories of the labour movement in Vancouver.

Tues, June 12 – Strike While the Iron is Hot: Reading Silvia Federici’s “Wages Against Housework” (1975) and «Putting Feminism Back on Its Feet» (1984)

Tues, June 19 – Socialist-feminism and Direct Action in the Lower Mainland, with Sandra Currie, past organizer for the Service, Office, and Retail Workers' Union of Canada (SORWUC) (1972 – 1986)

Tues, June 26 – Domestic Labour and Temporary Foreign Workers, with Yeng Camaclang of Migrante BC

Tues, July 3 – Bread and Roses, 1912 – Today: Reading Rose Schneiderman, the Bread and Roses Collective, and Pan y Rosas

For access to study materials please email [email protected]

— Pollyanna 圖書館 Library has a 1.8m (6’) wide double set street front entrance with manually operated outward-swinging doors. An interior 6cm (2.5”) high by 60cm (24”) long ramp spans the width of the doorway. The bathroom is not wheelchair accessible. Please contact [email protected] to make arrangements to best accommodate your needs.

221A acknowledges these events take place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
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