Environmental Feminisms Opening Roundtable

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Livestreamed on our YouTube and Facebook pages

This location is ADA accessible

This roundtable launches the Alice Paul Center's year dedicated to Environmental Feminisms, with programming that concerns the overlapping projects of environmental justice, transnational feminist activism, indigenous epistemologies, and artistic performance as feminist method. This roundtable features scholars who take up the theme of environmental feminisms from a range of disciplinary perspectives and methods:

Bethany Wiggin (Founding Director Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, Associate Professor of German, University of Pennsylvania) "Learning with Forgotten Places"

Maris Jones (Departments of Anthropology and Africana Studies) "Notes on Environmental Feminisms, or The Plot of Her Rebuilding"

Jaskiran Dhillon (Associate Professor of Global Studies & Anthropology, The New School) "Indigenous Feminism and the Politics of Environmental Justice"

Sophie Lewis (APC Visiting Scholar ) "Gender as Ecocatastrophe"

Akira Drake Rodriguez (Assistant Professor, Weitzman School of Design, Department for City & Regional Planning) "Critical Participatory Planning for Inclusive School Facilities in Philadelphia" 

Cristina V Gutierrez (Teacher, Lewis Elkin Elementary- School District of Philadelphia) "Organizing for Change"


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