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Transnational Feminist Practices Against War: 20 Years Later

08.09.2021 / Created by (EMWF)

In the aftermath of 9/11 a crucial intervention, Transnational Feminist Practices Against War, challenged dominant ideologies of war and xenophobia emerging through the War on Terror. Please join the authors as they reflect on this statement 20 years later.

About the speakers:


Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley. She was the first Director of, Berkeley Gender Consortium. She is Co-Coordinator, Decolonizing Sexualities Network. Her books include Co-Motion: On Feminist and Queer of Color Alliances (Duke, forthcoming); Global Racialities: Empire, Postcoloniality, and Decoloniality (with Sunaina Maira, Howard Winant, Routledge, 2019); Femminismi Queer Postcolonial (with Laura Fantone, Ombre Corte, 2015); Gender in the Hindu Nation (Women Unlimited, 2004); and Right-Wing Women (with Margaret Power, Routledge, 2002). She has published over 65 articles and book chapters on transnational, decolonial, global southern feminist and queer theory and practices; right-wings; space.


Professor Emeritus, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University She is also Professor in the Ethnicity, Race and Migration Studies Program, the South Asian Studies Council, and affiliate faculty in the American Studies Program. She is one of the founders of the field of transnational feminist studies and is known for her prolific work on transnational feminism, cultural theory, feminist theory, and her extensive research of post-colonialism, South Asian cultural studies, mobility and modernity, nongovernmental organizations, human rights, and law and citizenship. She is the author of Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire and the Cultures of Travel (Duke University Press, 1996), Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms (Duke University Press, 2005), and Saving the Security State: Exceptional Citizens in Twenty-First century America (Duke University Press, 2017). With Caren Kaplan, she has written and edited Gender in a Transnational World: Introduction to Women’s Studies (Mc-Graw Hill 2001, 2005) and Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational: Feminist Practices (University of Minnesota Press, 1994). 


Professor Emerita, American Studies, UC Davis. Her research draws on cultural geography, landscape art, and military history to explore the ways in which undeclared as well as declared wars produce representational practices of atmospheric politics. Recent publications include Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above (Duke 2018) and Life in the Age of Drone Warfare (Duke 2017).


Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies, Director, Media Studies Program, UC Berkeley’s is the author of Persian Carpets: The Nation as a Transnational Commodity (Rotledge 2018) and Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and The Politics of Patriarchy in Iran ( UC Press, 2005).


Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies, UC Irvine. Her books include Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America (Duke University Press 2017), An American Obsession: Science, Medicine, and Homosexuality in Modern Society (University of Chicago Press 1999), and two co-edited anthologies, Deviant Bodies: Critical Perspectives on Difference in Science and Popular Culture (Indiana University Press 1995) and Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life (Routledge 1997). She has written articles on reproductive politics, the history of sexual science, contemporary scientific approaches to the sex lives of animals, love of objects, signature injuries of war, and the relationship between war-making practices and entertainment.


Zoom Information: Meeting ID: 925 4125 7768

Password: 335248


  • Event type : Conference / Debate / Forum
  • Location : Online
  • Start date : 14/09/2021
  • End date : 14/09/2021
  • Start time : 18:00


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