Pop Goes Alicia: Feminism & Films

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Pop Goes Alicia: Feminism & Films

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Pop Goes Alicia is a pop-culture parlor from the creator of SlutTalk and the host of Feminist Happy Hour, Alicia Swiz. A dynamic intersection of education and entertainment Pop Goes Alicia celebrates all we love about Hollywood movies and explores the influences of popular films on our understanding of gender and identity. Venture beyond the Bechdel Test with content and conversation, audience participation games and a “pop-up” debate with a surprise guest each month. Every show ends with a chance to win tickets to Logan Theater and more prizes from local businesses. Feminist film trivia! Teachable moments in media! Free movie tickets! Booze!

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About Alicia:

Professor, performer and unapologetic feminist, Alicia Swiz weaves personal narrative and academic theory to incite dialogues about gender, sexism and slut shaming in popular films. Swiz is the creator of the feminist collective, SlutTalk, and the host of Feminist Happy Hour, a monthly comedy showcase. Writer of feminist rants and sometimes raves for Esquire, Role Reboot and Huffington Post Chicago, Swiz is committed to educating audiences through humor, candid observation and being really smart. You can find her on the Internet (at)aliciaswiz // popgoesalicia.com