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"Transnational Feminist Resistance(s) Against Contemporary Violence(s)"

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Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
Illini Union Room A, 1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
Apr 5, 2024   8:30 am - 3:30 pm  
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Free and open to the public
Anita Kaiser
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Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

"Transnational Feminist Resistance(s) Against Contemporary Violence(s)" conference hosted by the Women and Gender and Global Perspectives Program with the Gender & Women's Studies Department

Conference organized by graduate students from WGGP and GWS: Amaury J. Rijo Sanchez (Sociology), Nehal Elmeligy (Sociology), Marina Moscoso (Geography), and Mahbubeh Moqadam (Sociology). 

April 4-5, 2024
Illini Union, Room A

This conference is free, but pre-registration is appreciated to provide conference materials and luncheon.

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Friday, April 5

8:30-9:00             Registration /Coffee

9:00-10:30           Session Five: Diaspora, Exile & International Solidarity
                             Moderator: Nehal Elmeligy

                            Miguel Avalos (he/him), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                            "Lo cansado no es el trabajo, lo cansado es esto": Navigating Temporal Sequestration at U.S. Land Port of Entry

                            Damian Vergara Bracamontes (he/him), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                            Abolish or Adapt: Pinkwashing ICE through Transgender “Care”

                            Nadine Naber, University of Illinois Chicago
                            Title: TBD

                            Mahbubeh Moqadam, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                            Title: TBD

10:40-12:10        Session Six: Memory & Reparations
Moderator: Marina Moscoso

                            Juanita Díaz-Cotto, Binghamton University
                            Title: TBD

                            Mayki Gorosito, ESMA Museum and Site of Memory
                            Title: TBD

                            Daniela Morales, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                            Mar Brava: women's struggles against climate injustice

                            Magdalena Novoa, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
                            Title: TBD

12:15-1:00          Lunch and networking

1:00-2:20            Film Screening of “Period. End of Sentence” with Director Rayka Zehtabchi
                            Moderator: Dr. Kate Clancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:30-3:15            Session Seven: Common Differences: Then, Now, and Moving Forward

3:15-3:30            Closing Remarks
                           Graduate Student Organizers

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