'Pinkwashing Exposed' film and panel discussion set for 4-6 p.m. on Feb. 20

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join a screening of the film "Pinkwashing Exposed" followed by a moderated discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in Fraser Hall 201.

"Pinkwashing Exposed" (2015) is an hour-long documentary on anti-pink washing and Palestine solidarity activism in Seattle edited by Amy Mahardy and directed by Dean Spade. After the screening, we will have a moderated discussion facilitated by Fairhaven College faculty Nada Elia and Tamara Spira.

Nada Elia is a visiting scholar in American Cultural Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and has long been active in grassroots feminist organizations including INCITE! Feminists of Color against Violence, the Radical Arab Women’s Network, and the Palestinian Feminist Collective. 

Tamara Lea Spira is a scholar of Feminist Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, and Hemispheric American Studies. She is an Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Fairhaven College, focusing on Queer Studies. Spira’s research and teaching are informed by over two decades of work within transformative justice and prison abolitionist struggles. She serves on JVP’s academic advisory council.