Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Birthday, Pauli Murray

In her philosophical autobiography, Outercourse, Mary Daly makes several references to the civil rights activist, lawyer, and professor Pauli Murray, who was also one of the first women in the US ordained as an Episcopal priest. Murray was a fascinating and inspiring woman who maintained a lifelong commitment to the cause of universal human rights. You can start to find out more about her by visiting the Pauli Murray Project, and by reading her Wikipedia biography.

November 21st was the 100th anniversary of Pauli Murray's birth.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Honoring women's peace camps on Armistice Day

Today, on Armistice Day, I would like to honor the work of activists in women's peace camps who have struggled to end war as a way of solving disputes. A few of those camps included
And here is a link to the Greenham Common Peace Camp Songbooks site.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

If you're wondering what I'm doing this month...

...Joey Rodman has described it exquisitely over at Red Dirt Chronicles. Doesn't that sound like fun? If you'd like to write your own novel this month, you can sign up at the NaNoWriMo web site.