A TRANSNATIONAL FEMINIST CALL TO END COLONIALISM AND WAR
FRIDAY – NOVEMBER 17, 2023 – 2:00 PM PST / 4:00 PM CsT / 5:00 PM EST
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Sherene H. Razack is a Distinguished Professor and the Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Gender Studies. Her most recent book is: Nothing Has to Make Sense: Upholding White Supremacy Through Anti-Muslim Racism (2022).
Inderpal Grewal is Professor Emeritus of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She is one of the founders of the field of transnational feminist studies, and known for her work on transnational feminism, cultural theory, feminist theory, and her extensive research on cultures of colonialism and empire.
Loubna Qutami is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Qutami’s research examines transnational Palestinian youth movements after the 1993 Oslo Accords through the 2011 Arab Uprisings.
Elora Shehabuddin is Professor of Gender & Women Studies and Global Studies and Director of the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley. Her most recent book Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism (University of California Press, 2021) was selected as a 2022 Choice Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association and awarded the 2023 Coomaraswamy Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies.
Evelyn Alsultany is a Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Broken: The Failed Promise of Muslim Inclusion (2022).
Caren Kaplan is Professor Emerita of American Studies at the University of California at Davis. She is the author of Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above (Duke 2018), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare (Duke 2017).
Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her book Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores economy, territory, the home, and the body.
Nadine Naber is a Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Gender and Women’s Studies, Global Asian Studies, and Anthropology. She is the author of Arab and Arab American Feminisms (Syracuse University Press, 2010).
Minoo Moallem is a Professor of Gender and Women Studies and an affiliated faculty with several departments and centers at UC Berkeley. She is the author of Persian Carpets: The Nation As a Transnational Commodity, Routledge, 2018.