- Who we are
Silvia Federici (born 1942,Parma, Italy) is an Italian-American scholar, teacher, and activist from the radical autonomistfeminist Marxist tradition. She is a professor emerita and Teaching Fellow at Hofstra University, where she was a social science professor. She worked as a teacher in Nigeria for many years, is also the co-founder of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa, and is a member of the Midnight Notes Collective.
Some books of Silvia:
- (1975) Wages Against Housework. Bristol: Published jointly by the Power of Women Collective and the Falling Wall Press. Link goes to full text of the book.
- (1984, with Leopoldina Fortunati) Il Grande Calibano: Storia del corpo social ribelle nella prima fase del capitale. Milan: Franco Angeli
- (2004) ‘Il Femminismo e il Movimento contro la guerra USA’, in DeriveApprodi #24
- (2004) Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.
- (2012) Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle, Brooklyn/Oakland: Common Notions/PM Press. Links to full text: epub,pdf
- (2018) Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons. Oakland, CA: Kairos/PM Press.
- (2018) Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women. Oakland, CA: PM Press