Andrea Dworkin Commemorative Conference

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The Centre for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ) and Dr Clare Chambers organised a one-day conference to commemorate the work of Andrea Dworkin.

It was held in the Department of Politics and International Relations on Friday, 7 April 2006.

Please click on the links below to hear the audio recording of the conference. Please note that strong language is used in some of the presentations.

Session One

Audio Recordings: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4.

Professor Sheila Jeffreys, University of Melbourne: Not just about pornography: the radical politics of Andrea Dworkin Professor Alison Assiter, University of the West of England and author, Enlightened Women: Pornography: its significance for feminism

Chair: Dr Katherine Eddy, CSSJ

Session Two

Audio Recordings: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3.

Finn Mackay, Chair of London Feminist Network: Prostitution and Andrea Dworkins relevance to young feminists Professor Valerie Bryson, University of Huddersfield: Andrea Dworkin, feminist political thought and the role of men

Chair: Dr Dan Butt, CSSJ

Session Three

Audio Recordings: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4.

Michael Moorcock, author Between the Wars: Andrea: A Tribute (read by Dr Ben Jackson) Julie Bindel, journalist, founder of Justice for Women and co-editor, The Map of my Life: the story of Emma Humphreys: Myths about Andrea Dworkin

John Stoltenberg, author, The End of Manhood: What Andrea knew about her work

Chair: Dr Ben Jackson, CSSJ

Plenary Session

Audio Recordings: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3.

Professor Catharine MacKinnon, University of Michigan

Chair: Dr Clare Chambers, CSSJ