National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Nov
8
to Nov 11

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)

JUST IMAGINE. IMAGINING JUSTICE:

Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futures
November 8-11, 2018 • Atlanta, Georgia


  • Thu, Nov 8, 2:30 to 3:45pm, Hilton Atlanta, 3, 315 (LCD)

    • DISCUSSANT: Decolonizing Spatiotemporality and Corporeality through Black Radical Imaginaries

  • Fri, Nov 9, 2:45 to 4:00pm, Hilton Atlanta, 214

    • PANEL: Decolonial Feminist Futurities in Theory and Practice

  • Sat, Nov 10, 1:15 to 2:30pm, Hilton Atlanta, 3, 301

    • ROUNDTABLE: Enacting and Dreaming Decolonial Feminist Futures: A Frontiers Roundtable


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Afro-Latinx Studies Now: Histories, Hurricanes, and Futurities (I, II, III)
Jul
11
to Jul 15

Afro-Latinx Studies Now: Histories, Hurricanes, and Futurities (I, II, III)

Latino Studies Association, Washington D.C. 


The Futures of Afro-Latinx Studies Part 1: Afro Latinx Histories

Friday July 13th @  8:30-10:00am

  • Yomaira Figueroa, Organizer
  • Keishla Rivera, Moderator
  • Omaris Zamora, Respondent
  • Cristina Pérez Jiménez: Synchronizing Struggles: Radical Blackness in 1940s New York
  • Christian Ramírez: Afro-Indigenous Maroon Community Formation: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de los Morenos de Ampa, Veracruz
  • William García: Diaspora Dystopias: Afro-Latinx Studies as a Field and the Impossible

The Futures of Afro-Latinx Studies Part 2: Femme Futurities and Epistemologies

Friday July 13th @  10:15-11:45am

    • Yomaira Figueroa, Organizer
    • Angelica DeJesus, Moderator
    • Cristina Pérez Jiménez, Respondent
    • Judith Rodríguez: The Black Feminine Form in Rosario Férre's When Women Love Men
    • Omaris Zamora: Black Poetic Theorizations of AfroLatinx Womanhood
    • Yomaira Figueroa: The Other and The One: Afro-Latinx Spirituality and Worlds / Otherwise

     

    Part 3: Of Hurricanes, Colonial Dystopias, and Resistance

    Friday July 13th @  1:45-3:15pmn

    • Yomaira Figueroa, Organizer
    • Yomaira Figueroa, Moderator
    • Judith Rodríguez, Respondent
    • Keishla Rivera: The Politics of Utopia, Race, and Citizenship Post-Hurricane
    • Maria Angelica DeJesus: Reforestation and Resistance in Times of (Colonial) Crises: The Case of Puerto Rico
    • José Fuste: María’s Uncounted: Accounting for Boricua Subalternities in the Face of (Un)natural Disasters and (Il)legitimate Debt Colonialism
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    Decolonial Futurities
    Jun
    21
    3:15 PM15:15

    Decolonial Futurities

    Caribbean Philosophical Association  |  Dakar, Senegal

    • Yomaira Figueroa, Michigan State University, “The Other & The One: Afro-Latinx Spirituality and Worlds/Otherwise”
    • Latoya Lee, State University of New York at Oswego, “Digital Annals of the Black Lives Matter Movement”
    • Xhercis Mendez, Michigan State University, “Beyond ‘Man’: The Transformative Relationality and Decolonial Future-Making of Women of Color”
    • Daphne Taylor-Garcia, University of California at San Diego, “The Situated Knowledge of People of Color: Past and Future”
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    Género y Feminismo en el Caribe Negro
    Jun
    20
    11:30 AM11:30

    Género y Feminismo en el Caribe Negro

    Caribbean Philosophical Association  |  Dakar, Senegal

    Modérateur/Moderator: Yomaira Figueroa, Michigan State University

    • Agnès Berthelot-Raffard, University of Ottowa, Canada, «Pensée féministe noire: une arme de résistance afro-caribéenne pour une décolonisation épistémique de la philosophie politique»
    • Francy Liliana Moreno Herrera, Universidad del Atlántico, Colombia, “Lydia Cabrera: filosofia y el pensamiento afrocubano”
    • Karen Genschow, University of Frankfurt, Germany, “Narrativa genealógica de una subjetividad femenina afro-franco-caribeña”
    • Mercedes Ortega, Universidad del Norte, Colombia, “La negra y la blanca, la esposa y la amante: antagonismos y alianzas en Marvel Moreno y Rosario Ferre”
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