[IMC-Boston-Dispatch] Women's Media Conference: Register now!
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Wed Jan 9 07:23:58 PST 2008
Jaclyn Friedman <jaclyn at centerfornewwords.org> wrote:
WOMEN, ACTION & the MEDIA 2008
A Conference for Journalists, Activists & Everyone
with BROWNFEMIPOWER | Carla DESANTIS | Aliza DICHTER | Deepa FERNDANDES | Ann FRIEDMAN
E.J. GRAFF | Lisa JERVIS | Esther KAPLAN | Frances KISSLING | Amanda MARCOTTE
Sofia QUINTERO (aka Black ARTEMIS) | Audacia RAY | Betsy REED | Caryl RIVERS | Deborah SIEGEL Jessica VALENTI | Carmen VAN KERKHOVE | Deanna ZANDT | and over 70 other presenters
keynote talks with
& Haifa ZANGANA
(click here for more info)
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WAM!2008 is Co-Sponsored by
MIT Program in Women's Studies WAM!2008 Supporting Sponsors
AlterNet (Spotlight Sponsor of the WAM!2008 Party!)
Dollars and Sense
In These Times
Bridgewater State College's Women and Gender Studies Program
New England Ethnic News
RH Reality Check
Women In Media & News (WIMN)
Women's Media Center
Click here to become a sponsor of WAM!2008!
March 28-30, 2008
It's a new year, and you know what that means: the EarlyBird Registration deadline for Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) 2008 is fast approaching!
You're going to want to be a part of this weekend filled with unforgettable people, conversations, events, and change-making. So why wait?
If you register before Feb. 1, YOU PAY ONLY$145 (Seniors pay $80 and Students pay only $45!). The fee goes up to $165/$95/$55 on Feb. 1, and to $195/$110/$75 on-site.
Read on for all the latest news, presenters, opportunities & events, and don't forget to register today!
NEW SESSION ADDED:
The Future of Investigative Journalism
We're working hard to finalize the over 40 breakout sessions you'll have to choose from at WAM!2008 -- and we're so excited to be adding a crucial conversation on the Future of Investigative Journalism, featuring Esther Kaplan (pictured), Tara McKelvey, and Asra Nomani.
This presentation joins dozens of planned sessions that make up the heart of WAM!2008, including:
Bad Stories About Women that Never Die
Beating the Old Boys' Club
Big Coverage & Big Cash
Can Blogging Help End Racism?
Empowering Youth to Use Media to Make Change
Gender, Justice and the Future of Media
Hillary Clinton and the 2008 Election
Making Internet TV
Strategic Communications for Social Justice Advocacy
The Revolution Will Use New Technology
What's the Future for Indie Publishing?
Writing a Book Proposal That Sells
Click here for a complete list of sessions & presenters!
Don't miss the QWOC+ Boston Reception!
We're so thrilled to be partnering for the first time with QWOC+ Boston to host a Saturday evening reception for Women of Color & Friends -- free for WAM!2008 attendees! We hope to see you there...
Find Help with Rides and Housing...
Want to come to WAM!2008, but need to cut down your travel costs?
Check out our Ride Share and Housing Share boards, where you can meet up with people traveling from your area, and find folks who want to share hotel rooms or may be offering hospitality in their homes.
Be sure to also check out our Travel & Lodging page for info on our special Conference rate at the Marriott, as well as the super-affordable and reliable HI-Boston Hostel.
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