‘Putting Feminist Theory into Practice’
Event Series Sponsored by Manchester Feminist Theory Network (MFTN)
1). Feminisms and anti-imperialist practice (5-7pm, Tuesday 18 November)
Speakers: Dr Anastasia Valassopoulos (University of Manchester), Dr Suryia Nayak (Salford); Dr Rubina Jasani (UoM); Sima Imsir (PhD student, Manchester).
2). Visualising embodiment: The art of birthing (3-6pm, Tuesday 9 December, Salford Midwifery Department). In collaboration with Birthrites: birthritescollection.org.uk/
Speakers: Professor Griselda Pollock (Leeds); Imogen Tyler (Lancaster); Helen Knowles, (artist and curator of Brithrites collection, Salford Midwifery Dept); Dawn Edge (UoM); Rosemary Deller (PhD student, UoM).
3). Feminist theory: Where is the Marxism now? (3-5 pm, Wednesday 14 January)
Speakers: Professor Gargi Bhattacharrya (UEL); Professor Helen Colley (Huddersfield); PhD candidates: Debbie Ralls (MIE, UoM) and Gail Davidge (ESRI, MMU)
4). Feminist Theory-Queer Theory-Trans Theory (1-3pm, Wednesday 25 February 2015 Ellen Wilkinson C1.18)
Speakers: Professor Jack Halberstam: (UC Riverside, in Cambridge Spring Semester); Professor Monica Pearl (EAC UoM); Clara Bradbury-Rance (Phd student, EAC, UoM).
5). Black feminism: Theory and activism (Thursday 26 March) – time and venue tbc
Speakers: Gayatri Spivak (Columbia University, New York) and Suryia Nayak (Salford University) in conversation, event co-sponsored by Trafford Rape Crisis.
6). Feminist (in)disciplines and practices (4-6pm, Wednesday 22 April)
Speakers: Professor Jackie Stacey (UoM) and Professor Erica Burman (UoM); PhD student: Sabah Siddiqui (UoM)
Jackie Stacey and Erica Burman
University of Manchester