Five College Consortium

Embodying Coalitions Across the Worlds of Postcolonial and Decolonial Scholarship and Practice

Wed, Feb 15 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
ILC Hub
  • How do postcolonialism and decolonialism help us think through our current political moment?
  • How have these two approaches addressed, or failed to address, Islam and the Middle East?
  • How can they inform our current discussions about immigration?
  • What methods do postcolonialism and decolonialism offer for scholarship and activism during this time?
  • How do they respond to the rise of the global right?

    Participants:
    Lisa Armstrong, Study of Women & Gender-Smith College
    Laura Briggs, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies-UMass
    Ellen Correa, Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning-UMass
    Claudia de Lima Costa, Vernacular Language and Literature-UFSC, Brasil
    Isabel Espinal, W. E. B. DuBois Library-UMass
    Jennifer Hamilton, Legal Studies and Anthropology-Hampshire College
    Asha Nadkarni, English-UMass
    Banu Subramaniam, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies-UMass

    CLACLS Embodying Coalitions Research Working Group Organizers:
    Kiran Asher, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies-UMass
    Kimberlee Pérez, Communication-UMass
    Kristie Soares, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures-UMass

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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