In support of the Pussy Riot Punk Prayer.
The video records their taking over the altar of Moscow’s main Christ the Saviour Cathedral. It has a refrain that may earn them 7 years in jail:
St. Maria, Virgin, Drive away Putin
Drive away! Drive away Putin!
Inside Higher Ed discusses Eric and Mark’s proposal. (Thanks, MA!)
Barbara Winslow reports in comments:
Thanks to the hard work of the Coordinating Committee of Women Historians (formerly the Coordinating Committee of Women Historians/conference Group on Women’s History) which convinced both major history associations, the American History Association (AHA) and the Organization of American Historians (OAH) that there can never be plenary or conference sessions that are all male (or all female for that matter) We did this almost 30 years ago.