INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN
Feminist Agenda for the 21st Century"
2004 - James Cook University, Townsville
...Activists, academics, writers, students, service-providers …thinkers…doers…dreamers…
in fact, all who believe that women working together can create the
knowledge and energy needed to build a better and fairer world.
will it work? ...There
will be six courses on offer and each will be facilitated by a Course
Coordinator with recognised expertise in their subject. (See Course
Coordinators). Participants will select one of the courses and,
through a program of reading, moderated discussion and guided interaction
will delve deeply into their chosen area of study. Course numbers will
be limited to allow optimal opportunity for group discussion.
special feature of the program will be a series of keynote addresses
by internationally-renowned guest speakers.*** (See Keynote
is organising the program? ...The
Coalition for a Feminist Agenda, which grew out of the highly successful
Townsville International Women’s Conference 2002 (See History).
Like that Conference, the Winter Institute for Women will be independently
organised and entirely self-funded. However, it will receive valuable
support and in-kind sponsorship from the School of Social Work and Community
Welfare (including the Centre for Women’s Studies) at James Cook University.
there any course pre-requisites? ...There
are no academic pre-requisites for attending the program as the intention
is to build a knowledge community of women from a wide variety of backgrounds
and experiences. However, content will be of a high standard and James
Cook University is offering the opportunity to earn academic credit
for the course. (See Course Credit).