Chandra Talpade Mohanty Lecture at UIC
The UIC Asian American Studies Program Annual Lecture Series proudly presents:
Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, and Dean's Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University to speak on:
"Neoliberal Academies, Insurgent Knowledges, and Pedagogies of Dissent: Reflections on Anti-Racist Feminist Practice"
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 4:00 pm
UIC Student Center East, Room 302, 750 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607
**For more information, contact: Anna Guevarra, email@example.com or (312)413-0004
-Asian American Studies Program
-UIC AANAPISI Initiative, fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education
-African American Studies Department
-Gender and Women's Studies Program
-Latin American and Latino Studies Program
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Asian Americans
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Blacks
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Latinos
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of People with Disabilities
-Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Chandra Talpade Mohanty is Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Dean's Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Her work focuses on transnational feminist theory, anti-capitalist feminist praxis, anti-racist education, and the politics of knowledge. She is the author of Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (Duke University Press, 2003 and Zubaan Books, India, 2004; translated into Korean, 2005, Swedish, 2007, and Turkish,2009), and co-editor of Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism (Indiana University Press, 1991), Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (Routledge, 1997), Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism, (Zed Press, 2008), and The Sage Handbook on Identities (co-edited with Margaret Wetherell (2010).
Her work has been translated into Arabic, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Swedish, Thai. Korean, Arabic, Turkish, Slovenian, Hindi, and Japanese. She is a member of the advisory boards of Signs: A Journal Of Women in Culture and Society, Transformations, The Journal of Inclusive Pedagogy and Scholarship, Feminist Africa (South Africa), Asian Women (Korea), Feminist Economics, and the Caribbean Review of Gender Studies. She is a steering committee member of the Municipal Services Project (municipalservicesproject.org), a transnational research and advocacy group focused on alternatives to privatization in the Global South. She has worked with three grassroots community organizations, Grassroots Leadership of North Carolina, Center for Immigrant Families in New York City, and Awareness, Orissa, India, and has been a consultant/evaluator for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the Ford Foundation. She is aso a series editor of "Comparative Feminist Studies" for Palgrave/Macmillan.