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Transnational Feminisms & Reimagining Futures in the (Post)-Covid World
What gendered lives are valued and which are made expendable? How can we better understand and appreciate our local and global interdependencies? Join feminist scholars and activists for a series of panels reflecting on our current historical moment. Drawing from contexts across the globe, we consider how life has been valued and devalued, the contours of our global interdependence, and how we can imagine and build just and sustainable futures.

Agenda

10:00am -10:45am - Opening & Keynote Speaker with Dean Julie Mostov, Lisa Coleman, and Inderpal Grewal.
“Towards a Deep Pluralism: Feminist Futures in Patriarchal Nationalisms”

10:45am -12:15pm - Panel on Expendability with Jacqueline Bishop, You-Me Park, Dina Siddiqi, and Mitra Rastegar.
What gendered lives are valued and which are devalued? How is the protection of some mobilized to make other lives expendable?

12:30pm -1:15pm - Lunch Conversations
All attendees are invited to join a Breakout Room for a facilitated discussion.

1:15pm -2:45pm - Panel on Interdependence/Solidarity with Shivangi Shrivastava, Jallicia Jolly, Crystal Parikh, and Meryleen Mena. Moderated by Minu Tharoor.
How can we better understand and appreciate our local and global interdependencies? What is feminist solidarity in the context of such economic, political, and military interdependence and inequality?

3:00pm -4:30pm - Panel on Transformation with Rada Ivekovic, Cecilia Palmeiro, Zahra Ali, and Ather Zia. Moderated by Gayatri Gopinath.
What are the possibilities for transformation growing out of this historic year and drawing from transnational feminist praxis?

4:30pm -4:40pm - Concluding Thoughts with Dean Julie Mostov

Feb 26, 2021 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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