About the speakers:
DR. PAOLA BACCHETTA
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.
DR. INDERPAL GREWAL
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).
DR. CAREN KAPLAN
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).
DR. MINOO MOALLEM
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).
DR. JENNIFER TERRY
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.
Location VIRTUAL EVENT
Zoom Information:https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/92541257768?pwd=QWIyK21DeTVKZUJYcTlTZjY5cFFKQT09 Meeting ID: 925 4125 7768
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.