GWSS Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present at NWSA Conference

We are excited for our GWSS Faculty, Graduate Students, and Alumni to present at this year's NWSA Conference here in Minneapolis. Be sure to check out some of our panels below:


Thursday, November 10th

1:30 to 2:45pm, Bodies that Haunt: Rethinking the Political Economy of Racialized Death - Panel including Rachmi Diyah Larasati and GWSS Alumni Sayan Bhattacharya, José Manuel Santillana Blanco, and Naimah Petigny (Marquette 3)

3:00 to 4:15pm, A "paradise of peace"? Women, War, and Peacebuilding - Panel including GWSS Graduate Student Tahmina Sobat (Marquette 1)

4:30 to 5:45pm, Presidential Session: Expanding Trans Health Care and Reproductive Justice - Panel including Aren Aizura, Ash Williams, Florence Ashley, Jules Gill-Peterson, micha cárdenas, and Chris Barcelos (Third Floor, Rochester)


Friday, November 11th

8:00 -9:15am, Feminism and Anti-Racism Across Digital and Material Spaces, Panel including GWSS Graduate Student Nina Medvedeva (Directors Row 4)

9:30 to 10:45am, Transgressing Sports: Racism, Transphobia, and Resistance in Mainstream Athletics - Panel including Jigna Desai and Kari Smalkoski (Second Floor, Symphony 3)

9:30 to 10:45am, Racist/Casteist Betrayals and Abandonment: Reflecting on Anti-Oppressive Feminist Collaborative Practices - Panel including Rachmi Diyah Larasati (Symphony 1)

2:45 to 4:00pm, Embodiment as Strategy: Reclaiming Our Work for Transformation - Panel including GWSS Graduate Students E Ornelas, Moriah Shumpert, Isaac Esposto, and Alum AK Wright (Third Floor, Rochester)

4:15 to 5:30pm, University as White Colonial Zionist Brahmanical Property - Roundtable including Rachmi Diyah Larasati (Symphony 3)

4:15 to 5:30pm, "I am the Author of My Story:" The Feminist Politics and Praxis of Youth-Made Media - Roundtable including Jigna Desai, Kari Smalkoski, GWSS Alum Caitlin Gunn, and Judy Nguyen (Marquette 7)


Saturday, November 12th

11:00am to 12:15pm, Teaching in Abolitionist Ways: Infusing Abolitionist Praxis Into Pedagogical Practice - Panel including GWSS Graduate Students E Ornelas and Alum AK Wright. (Orchestra Ballroom C)

1:15 to 2:30pm, Roundtable Discussion of Gender, Women’s, Sexuality, Feminist and Queer Studies Academic Job Market Report (2006-2018) - Roundtable including Jigna Desai (Symphony 2)

4:45 to 6:00pm, The Trans Politics of Interiority - Aren Aizura (Directors Row 4)

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