Center Faculty, Affiliates and Students Well Represented at NWSA

Published: November 8th, 2018

Category: Featured, News

The National Women’s Studies Association’s Annual Conference (NWSA), whose theme this year is “Just Imagine. Imagining Justice: Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futures,” is being held in Atlanta from November 8th through the 11th. Participants can chose from hundreds of workshops, panels and round tables highlighting some of the most pivotal and provocative new scholarship and hear speakers who are leaders in their fields. The Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research is again well represented at the conference.

  • Karleen Schlichtmann (MA student)
    • Poster Presentation: “‘Just Imagine’ A World without HIV/AIDS: Black Feminist Interventions in Health Justice”
  • Aishwarya Krishna Iyer (MA alum)
    • “The unintended effects of Carbon Tax” in “Charting Anti-Colonial Justice for Land and Survival”
  • Dr. Anita Anantharam

    • NWSA Women of Color Leadership Project
  • Dr. Kendal Broad, Dr. Maddy Coy, Dr. Bonnie Moradi, Mariana Meriqui Rodrigues, Dr. Alyssa Zucker
    • “One Feminist Troublemaker’s Utopian Call: ‘Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence’ — Revisited and Reimagined”
  • Dr. Manoucheka Celeste
    • “Re-imagining Resistance: ‘Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity”
  • Dr. Margaret Galvan (faculty affiliate)
    • “Publishing Feminist Futures”
  • Dr. Jillian Hernandez
    • “Black Sugar/Azúcar Negra: Thinking Latinidad, Blackness, and Latinx Anti-Blackness Through Diasporic Queer and Feminist Art”
    • “CHILE BYE!: A Workshop on Knowledge Production, Academia and Routes of Disidentification”
  • Dr. Tanya Saunders
    • “Afro-Brazilian Feminist Imaginaries”
    • “Maroons, Grios and Decolonial Insurgents: Thinking Black Feminist Utopian Projects in Brazil and Angola”
    • “Performing the Boundaries of Bodies”
  • Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons (faculty affiliate)
    • Presidential Session: “Repression, Resistance and Solidarity: Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter and Palestine to Standing Rock

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