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REF NO.: 330

SUBJECT: Journalist and feminist activist Judy Rebick to speak at Memorial University

DATE: May 24,2005

Note to editors:

Journalist and feminist activist Judy Rebick will be in St John'son Sunday, May 29, to celebrate the launch of her latest book Ten Thousand Roses, an oral history of feminism between the 1970s and ‘90s. She interviewed many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in her research and this is an open invitation to join Ms. Rebick and a panel of these women for a discussion on the past achievements and future aspirations of the women's movement. The event, sponsored by Memorial's Women's Studies Council, will take place in the University Club (5th floor, Arts and Administration Building) on Sunday, May 29, at 5 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend. Free parking is available in lot 15, across from the School of Music.

Judy Rebick is the publisher of the Canadian Web magazine www.rabble.ca author of Imagine Democracy, and the CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at RyersonUniversity. She appears frequently on radio and television across Canada and writes for CBC Online and other magazines and newspapers.

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For more information, please contact Dr. Valerie Burton, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at 737-8433or vburton@mun.ca.

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