Feminist digital geographies IV: care/intimacy

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Digital Geographies Specialty Group, Geographic Perspectives on Women Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 3:05 PM / 4:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Roosevelt 4, Marriott, Exhibition Level
Organizers: Agnieszka Leszczynski, Gillian Rose
Chairs: Agnieszka Leszczynski


In the context of a flurry of activities coalescing around digital geographies, this session track brings together papers that trace the enduring contours and new directions of feminist theory, politics, and praxis for geographies concerned with the digital. This session highlights interventions that proceed from, utilize, and advance feminist epistemologies, methodologies, theory, critical praxis, and activism.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Roberta Hawkins*, University of Guelph, Feminist ethics of care in and through online spaces 20 3:05 PM
Presenter Robyn Mayes*, Queensland University of Technology, Penelope Williams , Queensland University of Technology , Folding in life: digital platforms and the socio-spatial extensions of caring and creative work 20 3:25 PM
Presenter Christine Schenk*, University of Zurich, Intimacy - negotiating proximity and distance in social media in Sri Lanka 20 3:45 PM
Presenter Emma Waight*, Coventry University, Digital surveillance as maternal: selling baby monitors in the UK and US 20 4:05 PM
Discussant Jennie Middleton University of Oxford 20 4:25 PM

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