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Meditations on feminism

Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time: 
4:30 PM
Location: 
BMRG Lecture Hall

The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Jacqui Alexander presenting "Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred"

Animated by anti-colonial, feminist, women of color and queer movements in different parts of the world, M. Jacqui Alexander’s scholarship has addressed the centrality of (hetero)sexuality to the project of nation building; the pedagogical importance of teaching for justice; the need for a critical interdisciplinarity; and the sacred dimensions of women’s experience. The professor at the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto has garnered transnational attention with her most recent publication, 'Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory and the Sacred', has garnered transnational attention. Free and open to the public. The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents M. Jacqui Alexander as part of the 2013-14 LCH Symposium, the theme of which is 'Feminists Ask “What If…?” Free and open to the public.

Posted Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013