Workshop: Reflections on Dispossession, SOAS 24–25 Oct 2014

imageReflections on Dispossession: Critical Feminisms

This two-day symposium explores the relationship between the material, cultural, psychic and symbolic dimensions and effects of dispossession. Building on a range of critical feminisms, the papers, collective discussions and keynote addresses will take forward and build on the rich and dynamic traditions of black, indigenous and post-colonial feminisms, queer theory and materialist feminisms. Themes include: migrant women workers and European nationalism; indigenous dispossession of land, labour and status in Canada, Hawai’i, and Palestine; sexual subjects and propriety; affect, emotion and the production of racial subjects; and much more…

Presenters and Interlocutors

Rafeef Ziadah, Sara Farris, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Davina Bhandar, Alyosha Goldstein, Nirmal Puwar, Eddie Bruce-Jones, Jon Goldberg-Hiller, Jordana Rosenberg, Brenna Bhandar, Nadine El-Enany, Leena Kumarappan, Sarah Lamble, Feyzi Ismail, Charmane Elliot, Letitia Sabsay and others

Keynote Speakers

Avery Gordon and Patricia Tuitt

Date, Time, Place

24–25th October 2014

Senate and Court Room, Senate House, Malet Street WC1E 7HU


Registration essential

Waged 2 day ticket £30 (lunch included on 24th)

SOAS Staff, students and activists free

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