Julie Shayne Presents Taking Risks at Howard Zinn Book Fair

Julie Shayne at Howard Zinn Book Fair

IAS faculty member Julie Shayne presented her edited book Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas (SUNY 2014; 2015) at the Second Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair in San Francisco. Shayne read her essay “Mother’s Day” which discusses her decision to prioritize family, quality of life, and ultimately activist scholarship over career advancement and status. Contributor Marisela Fleites-Lear discussed her chapter, “Navigating the Cuban Ideological Divide: Research on the Independent Libraries Movement.”