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Finding Aid for the Marie Cartier papers, 1988-2010
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Description
Marie Cartier is a teacher, poet, writer, healer, artist, activist and facilitator. She also has a first degree black belt in karate. She currently teaches at the University of California Irvine in the Film Department and at CSU Northridge in the Women's Studies Department. Her poetry is widely published. She has written and published five plays, all originally published by Dialogus Press. An active and accomplished performer, she has gained notoriety with her one woman show Ballistic Femme which explored the identity politics and history of butch femme dynamics and communities. Another project of Cartier's, MORGASM (The Museum of Radical Gender and Sex Matrix), was conceived as a consortium and educational group devoted to exploring and displaying unexplored aspects of women's sexual pleasure and bodies. Included in the collection are published and unpublished examples of her academic work, materials pertaining to her incest survivors' rights activism, and documentation and promotional items for her performances.
Background
Marie Cartier is a teacher, poet, writer, healer, artist, activist and facilitator. She also has a first degree black belt in karate. She currently teaches at the University of California Irvine in the Film department and at CSU Northridge in the Women's Studies department.
Extent
5 document boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.