In Conversation with Karma Chavez: Transnational and Transinclusive Feminisms
RESECHEDULED TO MARCH 30, 2021 6pm-7pm
Please join the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 from 6-7pm PST for a conversation with Dr. Karma Chávez.
Dr. Chávez will discuss her new works The Borders of AIDS: Race, Quarantine, and Resistance and Queer and Trans Migrations and then she will be joined by Dr. Debbie Bohem, Dr. Emily Hobson, Dr. Sarah Blithe, Dr. Prisca Gayles and Dr. Jenna Hanchey for a round table discussion on the role of transnational and trans-inclusive feminisms. Dr. Chávez is Chair and Associate Professor in the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies. Her scholarship is informed by queer of color theory and women of color feminism and analyzes social movement building, activist rhetoric, and coalitional politics. Dr. Chávez’s research explores the rhetorical practices and coalitions of marginalized groups within existing power structures. She also examines rhetoric produced by powerful institutions and actors about marginalized peoples and the systems that oppress them, such as the immigration system and prisons.
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Tuesday, March 30 at 6:00 pmVirtual Event