Fbc is a monthly column in which we explore written works through a feminist lens. Jan 07, 2016 on wednesday, the 25yearold british actress and united nations goodwill ambassador announced her intention to start a feminist book club, but said she was having trouble coming up with names. Weve gathered some of our favorite, clever book club name ideas. Feminist book club is a space where cis men can learn and be challenged, but women are the center and the priority of this group. Heres how to join emma watsons feminist book club time. Emma watsons new feminist book club has 76,000 members. We cover everything from essay collections to novels, and from memoirs to plays. While many great books were chosen see reading list here.
Book club names book club names, book club activities, book. She also disclosed possible names such as feminist book blub and emma watson book. We are intersectional and we talk feminist, class, and race theory to make sure we are good allies to each other and other feminists. Dec 28, 2018 as noted in prior posts, im a member of a feminist book club. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. I want a creative name that isnt just womens club or feminism because i want it to be appealing to both women and men. Know that in this case, all dialogue is good dialogue, and its all okay as long as it opens up the conversation, and gets people thinking about. Jan 06, 2016 emma watson has really been growing as a feminist this.
She didnt think feminist book club or emma watson book club were quite up to scratch and. Take a page out of watsons book when looking for your next pageturner and. January includes such a fun age by kiley reid, children of blood and bone by tomi adeyemi, the kiss quotient by helen hoang, and more. Custom ink ships free and fast, so get designing ladies. Oct 4, 2018 for books you read with boozy companions, for feminist book clubs, your local library book club, here are some ideas for fun book club names. Emma watson asked twitter to help her find a name for her feminist book club. Bad feminist, by roxane gay when novelist and scholar roxane gay released bad feminist in 2014, no one knew quite what to expect. That sounds like a great plan but theres only one small problem emma is stumped on what to name it. Canadian musician sarah mclachlan founded lilith fair, a tour that launched in the summer of 1997 featuring all female artists and femaleled bands, after she became frustrated by concert promoters and radio stations that refused to feature two female musicians in a row. Emma watson wants you to name her feminist book club metro.
These groups typically consist of female genders and meet up regularly to discuss each other thoughts from the books. There are names for all types of book clubs, from the boozy ones that exclusively read feminist content to moms that stick to novels that oprah lovesa. I want to start a feminist book club but so far have only brainstormed feminist book club and emma watson book club. Ive got a couple fallback formulas you can use plus i keep a running list of. Suggested names for emma watsons feminist book club the cut. When choosing a name, its important to be welcoming to trans women and not just cis women. On wednesday, the 25yearold british actress and united nations goodwill ambassador announced her intention to start a feminist book club, but said she was having trouble coming up with names.
Suggested names for emma watsons feminist book club. Find the perfect funny name for your club feminist book club names 2020. Wanted feminist names but those based on goddesses or mythology or. See more ideas about books to read, feminist books and feminism.
I want to start a feminist book club but so far have only brainstormed feminist book club and emma watson book club, the actress and u. Hi team, i want to start a feminist book club but so far have only brainstormed feminist book. Well be inspired by themes and elements of the books our panelist authors bring, plus active audience involvement. The stoer book club stoerpronounced stooris the dutch word for badass, and it sure sounds like it. Ive been discovering so much that, at times, ive felt like my head was about to explode i decided to start a feminist book club, as i want to share what im learning and hear your thoughts. And if you want to make your own tshirts or apparel for that upcoming meeting, fundraiser, or event, theres still time. Take a look at some of the most fun and empowering womens group names below. Feminist books that didnt make book club this list iniverse. Join us to celebrate feminist authors of fiction and nonfiction, from escapist beach reads to big ideas. Emma watson has launched her own feminist book club and youre invited to join in an attempt to encourage more people to read and to share her own favourite titles. Her previously published works, ayiti and an untamed state, were well received, and her work is a regular feature on internet culture hubs like mcsweeneys and tin house. Apr 23, 2016 im thinking about starting a feminist club on my school campus and am looking for ideas. Jan 07, 2016 emma watson starts feminist book group on twitter this article is more than 4 years old actor pledges to ask stars including taylor swift and jk rowling to join platform for reading discussion, to.
For books you read with boozy companions, for feminist book clubs, your local library book club, here are. Emma watson asked fans to name her feminist book club and. Book riot the reading life writing advice writing resources writing help writing a book writing prompts writing ideas creative writing inspiration name inspiration the words. So far i came up with lilith of course circe kali pandora cordelia boudicca nzingha tiamat atalanta mazu oya gaia freya isis durga. Old conflicts, new chapters, strikes me as someone who has made total peace with her role of what some might call being antagonising in order to do the very important work of telling the truth or getting as close as we can to it, with all the. Lisbeth has one of the fiercest moral codes ive ever seen in books or film. Hi team, i want to start a feminist book club but so far have.
Emma watsons book club or feminist book club simply will not do. Are you having trouble picking a great name for your book club. E mma watsons feminist book club now has a name and is open to anyone who wants to join. Wanted feminist names but those based on goddesses or mythology or ancient history rather than modern feminist figures. We meet once a month and this month our meeting was to pick our next 6 books. Emma watson asks twitter to help name her feminist book club.
Classical feminist baby names 8 posts add message report. Some heavy backlash to your group can be expected, even if you go to a generally progressive and liberal school like i did. Oct 17, 2017 take a look at some of the most fun and empowering womens group names below. Apr 21, 2020 there are names for all types of book clubs, from the boozy ones that exclusively read feminist content to moms that stick to novels that oprah lovesa. Check out our complete list of club names are you looking for the best club name. On wednesday, emma watson announced on twitter that she will be creating a feminist book club and that she needed some help from her followers to name it. Emma watson asks twitter fans to name her feminist book club. Over the years, she has recommended 76 books, including literary classics, feminist mustreads, and trendy titles.
The feminist movement is a campaign for womens rights that includes right to vote, to work, to earn equal pay, to own property, to hold public office, to receive education, to enter contracts, to have equal rights in marriage. Terms to designate groups for women geek feminism wiki. How to create a womens empowerment club at your school. The harry potter actress captured everyones attention with her moving speech in front of the united nations that launched a new initiative for gender equality. Cis men who arent into that are welcome to join any of the zillions of meetup groups where their privilege will go unquestioned. Emma watson releases every book her feminist book club. Feminist baby name inspiration can come from anywhereeven a music festival. Oct 22, 2018 home slogans list of 125 clever book club names. Welcome to a monthly feminist book club with a difference.
Emma watson, an actor and noted celebrity feminist, has decided that shed like to start a feminist book club. Here are some wordsterms names you could use to show that it is for women. One might reasonably argue that every time we discuss women and their interests we need not use the term feminist, but, alas, that is a conversation for the baddie slytherins of the world. On twitter, watson asked her tweeps to assist her in selecting the clubs name. Bookstores, antigone books especially, are all on my bucket list to visit, but since i am a long way from tucson, i wanted to do a great book stores feature on book club babble. Emma watson launches feminist book club harpers bazaar.
Renee powers founded feminist book club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminist to learn, grow, and connect. Hi team, i want to start a feminist book club but so far have only brainstormed feminist book club and emma watson book club. There are names for all types of book clubs, from the boozy ones that exclusively read feminist content to. You can now find the complete list of every single book emma watson read for her feminism book club our shared shelf in 2016. Additionally, if you want to include genderqueer andor nonbinaryidentified people who arent male in your organization, its worth thinking about how to choose a name that is. Emma watsons feminist book club might be happening and we. All engagement is welcome though, on youtube, on blogs and on goodreads. To join us, please be willing to abide by these rules. Plus, feminist book clubs rule, not to mention feminist film screenings.
Fbc acknowledges that the book club takes place place on the unceded. Jan 07, 2016 the names shes got so far are emmas book club and feminist book club, and while neither of those are bad, we think theres potential for something more creative. Browse through team names to find funny club names and cool club names. Emma watson starts feminist book group on twitter books. Here are some wordstermsnames you could use to show that it is for women. Book riot the reading life writing advice writing resources writing help writing a book writing prompts writing ideas creative writing inspiration name inspiration the. A lyrical recounting of a life lost, melissa valentines debut memoir is an intimate portrait of a family fractured by the schooltoprison pipeline and an enduring love letter to an adored older brother.
Rebecca solnit, author of 20 feminist books, so far, including her latest, whose story is this. Emma watson is starting a feminist book club and wants you. Dear ijeawele, or a feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions chimamanda ngozi adichie 4. The names shes got so far are emmas book club and feminist book club, and while neither of those are bad, we think theres potential for something more creative. Sick of sexist comments from people online and being accused of banging my feminist drum by intolerant people i have decided to start a feminist bookclub on booktube. Book clubs exist all across the nation and range in size from a handful to several dozens. For books you read with boozy companions, for feminist book clubs, your local library book club, here are some ideas for fun book club names.
As a feminist, and lover of books, i have always been drawn to iconic feminist bookstores. Jan 08, 2016 e mma watsons feminist book club now has a name and is open to anyone who wants to join. We read books relevant to, or of, the feminist movement, feminist issues, equality, and intersectionality. Book club names book club names, book club activities. The club would be mainly about gender inequality and empowerment. Independent, educated and intellectually esteemed, wollstonecraft has been called one of the mothers of feminist theory, posing the idea of women as the natural and intellectual equals of men and.47 672 1372 1111 1442 148 801 705 530 132 324 1032 352 1208 1436 547 117 1387 1147 540 1053 318 151 300 192 1168 930 480 93 210