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Feminist Pedagogies Symposium on Friday, April 15

In-depth discussion about  feminist teaching and research in the 21st century at UH

The Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, in collaboration with the Rice University Center for Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, invites you to Feminist Pedagogies: Interdisciplinarity, Transnational Practices, & the Production of Knowledge. This symposium features leaders in the field of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, including:

Inderpal Grewal
Inderpal Grewal
Yale University
Caren Kaplan
Caren Kaplan,
University of California, Davis
Minoo Moallem
Minoo Moallem,
University of California, Berkeley
Robyn Wiegman
Robyn Wiegman
Duke University

Friday April 15, 2011, 9:30-4:30
Rockwell Pavilion, MD Anderson Library, UH

The symposium is co-sponsored by the English Department’s Martha Gano Houstoun Visiting Scholars Fund, the Tenneco Lecture Series and the UH Friends of Women's Studies.

This will be an opportunity to talk and think in depth about feminist teaching and research in the 21st century, with particular attention to the dynamics of interdisciplinarity and transnationality in the production of knowledge.  The focus will be on women's studies, but the issues explored are of moment in all disciplines and forms of cross-disciplinary work.

Please join us for a day of thoughtful interchange.  Lunch will be provided - RSVPs appreciated: email  wost@uh.edu

Program

9:00-9:30 Check in
9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks - Dr. Elizabeth Gregory, UH
9:45-11:15 Panel 1: Dr. Inderpal Grewal and Dr. Caren Kaplan
11:15 Break
11:30-1:00 Panel 2: Dr. Minoo Moallem and Dr. Robyn Wiegman
1:00-2:00 Lunch (provided) and conversation
2:00-2:45 Respondents: Dr. Guillermo de los Reyes, Dr. Cymene Howe, Dr. Elora Shehabuddin, Dr. Jennifer Wingard
2:45-3:15 Further Discussion and Q&A
3:15-3:30 Closing Remarks - Dr. Rosemary Hennessy, Rice U
3:30-4:30 Graduate Student Meeting with Guest Speakers and Dr. Sima Shakhsari, Moderator

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