Winter Semester 2018/19

 


Conversation with Carol Boyce Davies and Rhoda Reddock: 20th Century Left Feminisms: A Decolonial Reading.

The Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations (QDFCT) documented the conversation event from the 7th Novemeber 2018 with Carol Boyce Davies and Rhoda Reddock under the title ’20th Century Left Feminisms: A Decolonial Reading‘. The conversation was recorded and can be found here.


QDFCT Carol Boyce Davies and Rhoda Reddock: Semester Opening

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The Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations (QDFCT) is happy to announce the conversation event „20th Century Left Feminisms: A Decolonial Reading“ on the 7th of November, 4 – 6 pm in MFR at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC).
With the support of Frauen- und Gleichstellungsbeauftragte of JLU, Carole Boyce Davies (Cornell University) and Rhoda Reddock (The University of West Indies) will be joining us at the event. Carole Boyce Davies is a professor of English and Africana Studies. She has held distinguished professorships at a number of institutions, including the Herskovits Professor of African Studies and Professor of Comparative Literary Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (Routledge, 1994) and Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Duke University Press, 2008). Rhoda Reddock is Professor of Gender and Development and Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies. Her academic career included positions at Cipriani Labour College and at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague as well as the Institute for Social and Economic Research and the Department of Sociology, UWI St. Augustine campus. She was actively involved in the process leading up to the institutionalisation of gender studies at UWI and assumed her current position in 1994. Her publications include seven books, three monographs, four special journal issues and over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

QDFCT_EVENTS for the Winter Semester_18/19

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This winter semester, the Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations (QDFCT) starts the term with the event „20th Century Left Feminisms: A Decolonial Reading.“ Carole Boyce Davies (Cornell University) and Rhoda Reddock (The University of West Indies) will be joining us at the event on the 7th of November, 4 – 6 pm in MFR at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC). Further events during the semester are being planned.

PROGRAM

07.11.2018 | 20th Century Left Feminisms: A Decolonial Reading.

Carole Boyce Davies (Cornell University) and Rhoda Reddock (The University of West Indies)

16.00-18.00, MFR GCSC


05.12.2018 | HERstories : What happened to Marielle Franco?

Katucha Bento (The University of Leeds)

16.00-18.00, Philosophikum I, B29


23.01.2019 | Die Haitianische Revolution – queer gelesen

Jeanette Ehrmann (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)

16.00-18.00, The International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, MFR


01.02.2019 | Revisited: Ivan Illich on Conviviality, Liberation, and Global Entanglement


06.02.2019 | Forschung als politisches Projekt: Kritische Ansätze politischer Forschung am Beispiel Trans Studies

Persson Perry Baumgartinger (Mozarteum & Universität Salzburg)

16.00-18.00, Philosophikum I, B25


08.02.2019 | New Insights to Material Feminisms: Labour, Migration, and Coloniality