GSWS Presents Environmental Feminisms Opening Roundtable

Livestreamed on GSWS' YouTube and Facebook pages


Event flyer depicting five speakers' portraits

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

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