#FEMINISMTOME: In It to Knit It - Fiber Arts and Feminism
The Goethe-Institut Washington and the DC Public Library will host a conversation and hands-on workshop that explores the intersections of knitting and feminism – especially in an age of digital media and widespread activism. Three experts who all engage in "craftivism" in their own ways will discuss the personal and broader power of knitting. On Thursday, January 17 at 6 pm.
#FEMINISMTOME: Respect - Aretha Franklin and Political Activism
The Goethe-Institut Washington, WPFW-FM, and the DC Public Library invite you to a dialogue and listening session revolving around Aretha Franklin's work as a social and political activist. Join historians, musicians, and community members for an evening focusing on the social justice work of Aretha Franklin. On Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm.
The Goethe-Institut Washington is initiating a social media campaign using the hashtag #FeminismToMe as part of an event series on the topic of feminism in the digital age. Here in DC, we will be hosting a variety of workshops, dynamic guest speakers and performers, and gatherings that encourage participants to explore how they personally relate to feminism.