Friday Morning After – April 19, 2013

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On today’s show:

  • Does popular culture misrepresent feminism? The Feminist Book Club discusses Nina Power‘s One Dimensional Woman, published in 2009.
  • CKUT’s Sara Shaltony speaks with Palestinian comedian Eman, founder of Montreal’s Annual Women’s Comedy Festival.

  • Municipal Headlines by Ken McMurray.

  • Understanding current tensions in South Korea: Redeye interviews Christine Hong, assistant professor at UC Santa Cruz.HOUR ONE:
  • Does popular culture misrepresent feminism? This is the question taken up by a local Feminist Book Club who share with us a roundtable discussion of Nina Power‘s One Dimensional Woman, published in 2009.

    • Members of the feminist book club include: Amber Berson, Katja Melzer, and Sophie Le Phat-Ho.

    • They make up part of the editorial committee for .dpi: a journal on feminist digital art + culture who will be launching their newest issue this Thursday, April 25th at Notre Dame des Quilles, located at 32, rue Beaubien in Little Italy.

  • CKUT’s Sara Shaltony speaks with Palestinian comedian Eman, founder of Montreal’s Annual Women’s Comedy Festival.

HOUR TWO:

  • Municipal Headlines by Ken McMurray
  • Redeye Collective at CFRO Vancouver Cooperative Radio presents an interview on understanding current tensions in South Korea, capturing the historic role the US has played in fuelling tensions on the Korean peninsula. Their interview is with Christine Hong, assistant professor at UC Santa Cruz. The interview can be heard on the Rabble Podcast Network here.

Music

7:00 am – The Narcicyst: Morning Funk (theme)

Gianna Lauren

Old Man Ludecke

Ghostkeeper

Cobra & Vulture

8:57 am – CaribouLalibela (theme)

To Reach Us

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