Broadside: A World of Difference – Decolonising Feminism

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

9 Nov 2019

Broadside is the new feminist ideas festival from the Wheeler Centre. Over the weekend of 9 and 10 November at Melbourne Town Hall, Broadside will present two days of unabashedly feminist programming, spotlighting a remarkable line-up of international and local speakers, and delivering a powerfully feminist agenda.

A World of Difference – Decolonising Feminism

Nearly 20 years ago, Aileen Moreton-Robinson’s pioneering work Talkin’ Up to the White Woman took a sledgehammer to the idea of a unified sisterhood serving the common good of all women. It was Australia’s first ever analysis of feminism from an Indigenous woman’s standpoint. So, how far have we come?

It is a problem faced by women everywhere: against a backdrop of racism and colonial privilege, unexamined whiteness and systemic oppression, a dominant representation of feminism has prevailed. How do you un-whitewash feminism?

Hosted by Jamila Rizvi.

Facilities

Bar Caters for hearing impairment Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Parents Room Public Toilet Wheelchair access

Rates

From AU$25.00

Plus a one-off transaction fee of $4.00 per order. Single tickets on sale Monday 23 September. Weekend, Saturday and Three-Plus Passes available now.

Event Times

9 Nov 2019

Once Only Event

Venue

Melbourne Town Hall

90-130 Swanston Street, Melbourne, 3000

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