A section of a Special Issue of the Journal of International Women’s Studies dedicated to pioneering Black Lesbian Feminist scholar, activist, artist, teacher Angela Bowen, Ph.D. (1936-2018.) The special issue contains sample materials from Bowen’s archive, which will be housed at Spelman College, including writings, audio and video of speeches, and photos documenting her career as a dancer, her friendship with and scholarship on Audre Lorde, her activism on Black lesbian and gay issues, and her career in Women’s Studies, among other topics. This section focuses on the intersectional and global aspects of Bowen’s activism, organizing and scholarship including writing and speeches that range from connecting racial justice issues to LGBT issues to Black lesbians and reproductive rights. This section contains a rare signed early draft of Audre Lorde’s poem “Women on Trains,” dedicated to Bowen and M. Jacqui Alexander.
Oishi, Eve and Bowen, Jennifer
Intersectional and Global Perspectives.
Journal of International Women's Studies, 22(8), 180-183.
Available at: https://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/vol22/iss8/60