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November 2011 Blog Posts (3)

When Jingle Bells Become Jingle Sales! Resist Holiday Commercialism!

Who isn't sick of holiday commercialism? Christmas decorations go up before Thanksgiving, and who has time to be thankful when you're camping out in front of Walmart (or some other store) on Thanksgiving day! As opposed to jingle bells, we're hearing jingle sales, encouraging us to overspend while simultaneously being blamed for living beyond our means. If you're seeing red instead of sugar…

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Added by Marcia L. McNair on November 30, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

EBook Anthology to Support John’s Place Homeless Outreach Needs Stories

 

An eBook short story anthology is being created that will feature the works of volunteer writers on the topic of, “Making a Difference.”  One hundred percent of the royalties from the eBook sales will go to John’s Place Mattituck Homeless…
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Added by Marcia L. McNair on November 21, 2011 at 8:35am — 1 Comment

Prof. Joylette Samuels on Rememory: Memoir and Testimony of Women Human Rights Activists in the Global South

Nassau Community College Professor Joylette Samuels, and Coordinator of the Women's Studies Project at NCC, discusses her dissertation entitled Rememory: Memoir and Testimony of Women Human Rights Activists in the Global South. Professor Samuels arges that women who suffer under patriarchal rule trauma have lifelong effects. She incorporates the work of both Toni Morrison and James Baldwin to…

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Added by Marcia L. McNair on November 4, 2011 at 7:20pm — No Comments

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