Punk rock icon and feminist activist Kathleen Hanna to speak at Columbia College
Posted 3/19/2013 1:00:00 PM

WHO: Kathleen Hanna is a noted punk rock musician and leading advocate for women’s rights. In the late 90’s, Hanna emerged as the face of the RiotGrrrl movement, which was a synthesis of DIY feminism, punk rock and social issues.

Hanna’s career spans two influential bands, Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, both of which garnered national attention from publications such as The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Spin.

Hanna is currently working on a new album with her band, the Julie Ruin.

WHAT: Public address by Kathleen Hanna: “My art: Punk rock feminism and beyond.”

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20

Q&A panel: 3:30 p.m. Sidney Larson Gallery

Lecture: 7 p.m. Launer Auditorium, Launer Hall

WHERE: Columbia College - 1001 Rogers St.

Brown Hall Parking is available at the corner of Rogers Street and 10th Street.

Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs.

With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 74,000 alumni worldwide.

For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.

Posted By: Max Foizey  

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