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The Power to Speak: Transnational Women’s Movements in an Age of Empire

Wednesday, 7 March 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

In the spirit of Women’s Lib and ending sexism, racism, and classism…If you’re in Chicago, you gotta come!!  Its the power to speak and to speak out!  March 8 (Thursday), 6:00 pm, Student Center (2250 N. Sheffield), Room 120.

M. Jacqui Alexander speaks on “Transnational Women’s Movements in an Age of Empire.” M. Jacqui Alexander is Professor of Women’s Studies and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto. Her most recent book of essays, Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred, has been described as “a take-no prisoners assault on interconnected systems of power and gender hierarchy . . . it offers spiritual solutions to international dilemmas.” Alexander is also co-editor of Feminist Genealogies: Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. She is on the board of Signs and Feminist Review, and she has received numerous awards including a recent Guggenheim Fellowship for research on memory and Kongo spiritual practices in the Caribbean. For more information, contact Women’s and Gender Studies 325-4802.

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