Feminist Geographies in Action

Type: Paper
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Sponsor Groups: Feminist Geographies Specialty Group, Black Geographies Specialty Group, Socialist and Critical Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/7/2020
Start / End Time: 10:15 AM / 11:30 AM
Room: Plaza Court 6, Sheraton, Concourse Level
Organizers: Kate Boyer
Chairs: Kate Boyer

Description

This session features contemporary work in feminist geography that engages with activism, activists and activist movements. It will be an agenda-setting session for feminist geography as well as a means of tracing an important disciplinary cutting-edge. The session will feature a selection of intersectional work in feminist geography focusing on social change and social justice broadly conceived, across a range of research foci, methodological approaches and theoretical frameworks with time to enable discussion across the papers. Topics include post-colonial activisms; activisms relating to the global south; racial justice; gender/sexual justice; LGBTQ+ rights and economic justice.


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter LaToya Eaves*, Middle Tennessee State University, Mapping Legacies of Black Feminist Organizing in the U.S. South 15 10:15 AM
Presenter Jennifer Fluri*, University of Colorado, Boulder, Communicating Feminist Activism & Scholarship Outside the Academy 15 10:30 AM
Presenter Sanjukta Mukherjee*, DePaul University, Department of Women's & Gender Studies, Trans(national) Im(mobilities): Gendering Age, Aging, and Care in India 15 10:45 AM
Presenter Kate Boyer*, Cardiff University, Holly Parfett, Division of Gender and International Relations, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, Bristol University , Feminist pedagogy in the field: menstrual activism and cross-cultural encounter in Tanzania 15 11:00 AM
Presenter Anne Bonds*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Against Carceral Feminism: Abolitionist Feminism and Geographies of Intersectional Justice 15 11:15 AM

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