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    ... From: Barbara K Ige Reply-To: apaw-list@lists.apanet.org Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2001 11:09:34 -0700 To:
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      From: "Barbara K Ige" <bkige@...>
      Reply-To: apaw-list@...
      Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2001 11:09:34 -0700
      To: <apaw-list@...>
      Subject: [APAW] [Fwd: PUB: young women of color anthology]

      > > ------------------------------------------------------------
      > >
      > > >>PUB: young women of color anthology
      > > ============================
      > >
      > > New Writings by Young Women of Color
      > > >> >
      > > >> >Young Women of Color Anthology:
      > > >> >Call for Submissions
      > > >> >
      > > >> >Deadline: September 1, 2001
      > > >> >Contact: Wendy M. Thompson
      > > >> >PO Box 11764
      > > >> >Santa Barbara, CA. 93107
      > > >> >womynproject@...
      > > >> >
      > > >> >Listen up ladies, here's the agenda! New nonfictional writings by
      > > >women
      > > >>of
      > > >> >color between the ages of 13 and 30 are needed for an upcoming
      > > >anthology.
      > > >> >Voices of young women of color are neatly packaged away and
      > > >marginalized
      > > >>by
      > > >> >the voices of mainstream American (read: straight/white) girls and
      > > >women.
      > > >> >This anthology is being put out in hopes of allowing young women of
      > > >color
      > > >>to
      > > >> >speak and document their own lives and experiences for themselves.
      > > >> >The idea for this collection of writing and visual art began when a
      > > >young
      > > >> >Afro-Asian American college student attended a leadership retreat
      for
      > > >>young
      > > >> >women and was assigned a documentation project. She felt compelled
      to
      > > >>write
      > > >> >her own story apart from what TV and the radio and magazines are
      > > >saying
      > > >>about
      > > >> >young women of color. Tired of being idealized and sexualized
      because
      > > >of
      > > >> >gender or stigmatized because of race, she decided to make this an
      open
      > > >> >project in which young women would be able to lend their minds and
      > > >voices
      > > >>in
      > > >> >order to create a dialogue in which racism, sexism, violence,
      > > >sexuality,
      > > >>and
      > > >> >marginalization could be discussed along with various other issues.
      > > >Thus,
      > > >>the
      > > >> >anthology was born!
      > > >> >Now is the time to send your rants, feelings, and views about topics
      > > >such
      > > >>as:
      > > >> >
      > > >> >* culture and identity
      > > >> >* violence
      > > >> >* community, family, neighborhoods
      > > >> >* pop culture and the mass media
      > > >> >* sex and sexuality
      > > >> >* feminism and activism
      > > >> >
      > > >> >Please keep in mind that writings should be kept within a 10 page
      > > >limit
      > > >>and
      > > >> >to include your name, address, phone number, and bio along with your
      > > >> >submission(s). All further inquiries should be sent to:
      > > >> >womynproject@....
      > > >> >
      > > >> >Wendy M. Thompson,
      > > >> >Editor
      > >
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