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Constructing Solidarities in the Global Justice Movement: A Feminist Perspective

Event Type
Lecture
Topics
academic, feminism, global justice, international solidarity, women's rights
Sponsor
Hosted by the Center for Global Studies in conjunction with European Union Center, Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, College of Education, Department of Anthropology, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, Department of Political Science, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Sociology, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, International Area Studies Library, LAS Global Studies, Program in Women and Gender in Global Perspectives
Location
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 South Gregory, Urbana
Date
Mar 13, 2019   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Manisha Desai, Professor of Sociology and Asian & Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut
Cost
Free and Open to the Public
Contact
Destiny Woods
E-Mail
drwoods@illinois.edu
Views
29
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

Professor Desai will discuss the politics of transnational projects to build links and solidarities between movements of women activists differently situated in local and global systems of power. She will share insights gained from sustained engagements with the dynamic ways in which localized movements challenge global injustices while insisting on differences. How do differently situated and subordinated groups learn from one another? How do we build bonds of solidarity necessary to sustain a global movement for justice?

 

Reception to follow.

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