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Feminisms Unbound: Women of Color Feminisms in Authoritarian Times

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Feminisms Unbound: Women of Color Feminisms in Authoritarian Times


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Roundtable discussion participants:

Erica Edwards

Associate Professor of English and Presidential Chair in African American Literature, Rutgers University

Lorgia García Peña

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Iyko Day

Associate Professor of English and Critical Social Thought, Mount Holyoke College

Moderator: Lisa Lowe, Tufts University
Professor of English and American Studies, Tufts University


About Feminisms Unbound

This Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality (GCWS) initiative, Feminisms Unbound, is an annual event series featuring debates that focus on feminist concerns, theories, and practices in this contemporary moment.  This series is intended to foster conversations and community among Boston-area feminist intellectuals and activists. The series, in its open configuration, endeavors to allow the greatest measure of engagement across multiple disciplinary trajectories, and a full array of feminist investments.  

The event organizers, who are also visiting scholars with the GCWS this year, are Kimberly Juanita Brown, Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies, Mount Holyoke College, Lisa Lowe, Professor of English and American Studies, Tufts University, and Jyoti Puri, Professor of Sociology, Simmons College, have programmed the four events in this series.