Peter A Allard School of Law

Revolutionary Feminisms Book Launch - Recording

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Oct 14, 2020

In this timely and unique book, Brenna Bhandar and Rafeef Ziadah trace forty years of anti-racist feminist thought by interviewing key revolutionary thinkers such as Angela Y. Davis and Sylvia Federici. Collectively, these interviews with leading scholars trace the ways in which Black, Indigenous, post-colonial and Marxian feminisms have created new ways of seeing, new theoretical frameworks for analysing political problems, and new ways of relating to one another. At this online event on October 14, 2020, we heard from the book’s authors and three of the interviewees: Avtar Brah, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, and Avery Gordon.


Speakers:

Brenna Bhandar, Reader in Law and Critical Theory, SOAS, University of London (incoming Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC – January 2021)

Rafeef Ziadah, Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East, SOAS, University of London

Avtar Brah, Professor Emerita of Sociology, Birkbeck, University of London

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist

Avery Gordon, Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara; Visiting Professor, School of Law Birkbeck, University of London

Moderator: Asha Kaushal, Assistant Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law


Co-presented by: 

Indigenous Legal Studies, Peter A. Allard School of Law

Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, University of British Columbia

Shirley E. Greenberg Chair for Women and the Legal Profession, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law

Centre for Feminist Legal Studies, Peter A. Allard School of Law
 



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