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Several members of The Feminist Wire will be in San Juan, PR for the National Women’s Studies Association annual conference this November! Will you? If so, please consider adding our presentations to your personal schedule and checking us out!
Friday, November 14
Tanisha C. Ford will be presenting during a round table entitled Electric Ladies: Black Women, (Hyper)Visibility, and Transgressive Body Politics at 7:45 am.
Heather M. Turcotte will be presenting during a round table entitled Feminisms and the Corporate Academy: A Collective Critique for the Future of Feminist Justice at 7:45 am.
During a panel entitled Bodies of Empire at 9:15 am, Monica J. Casper will be presenting a paper entitled “Subject to Loss: Puerto Rican Infant Death in Transnational Context. Mariko Nagai will also be presenting a paper entitled “Occupied Bodies: Recreation and Amusement Association (RAA) and Postwar Comfort Station in the Occupied Japan.”
Saturday, November 15
During the Igniting Interdisciplinary Activism: Creating Feminist Justice through Curriculum panel at 2:30 pm, Aishah Shahidah Simmons will be presenting a paper entitled “Using the Lorde’s Work to Centralize the Margins in the Academy and in Cyberspace.” Stephanie Troutman will also be presenting a paper entitled “Feminist Pedagogy/ies, Social Justice, and Curriculum.”
Heidi R. Lewis will be presenting a paper entitled “Damn, I Love the Strippers: An Examination of Rihanna’s ‘Pour It Up'” during the The Booty Don’t Lie: Black Women’s Movement Vocabularies panel at 2:30 pm.
Please check us out at NWSA 2014! Additionally, if you’re presenting, let us know in the comments, and we’ll do our best to come see you!