We’re delighted to announce that Dr Maria do Mar Pereira has been awarded the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Book Prize 2018 for her latest book Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: an Ethnography of Academia.
To find out more about the prize, and the judges’ comments on the book, click here: http://fwsablog.org.uk/2018/12/07/fwsa-book-prize-2018-winner-announced/
Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour - event roundup
Over the past few months, Professor Akwugo Emejulu has worked on a range of events focused on Black Feminism, intersectionality, and higher education.
Conference: Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour - Amsterdam
On 7th October 2017 in Amsterdam, Prof. Emejulu co-organised the 2nd Annual Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe conference. This event attracted 159 women of colour artists, activists, practitioners and scholars from across Europe and North America.
- Check out the live tweets from the day here: https://storify.com/Akwugo/black-feminism-womanism-politics-of-women-of-colou
- The conference programme here https://woceuropeconference.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/woceurope-programme-final-5oct17.pdf
- and some critical reflections on the day from conference participants here https://woceuropeconference.wordpress.com/blog/
Keynote: Intersectionality: A Challenge to the Academy - Equality Challenge Unit
Prof. Emejulu was invited to give a keynote talk, 'Intersectionality: A Challenge to the Academy', to the Equality Challenge Unit's annual conference on 7th November 2017 in Birmingham. Watch her talk on YouTube.
Panel: Black Feminism and Post-Cyber Feminism - Institute of Contemporary Arts
On 18th November 2017 at the Institute for Contemporary Arts in London, Prof. Emejulu co-organised and chaired the event, Black Feminism and Post-Cyber Feminism as part of the Post-Cyber Feminist International season at the ICA. Listen to the panel discussion on the ICA website.
Keynote lecture: Towards a Fugitive Feminism - Gender Research Centre Annual Lecture
On 29th November at the University of Bristol, Prof. Emejulu gave the Gender Research Centre Annual Lecture, 'Towards a Fugitive Feminism?'.
Sociology student Molly Inglis in the headlines in Brazil!
Molly has made the headlines as far as Brazil for her undergraduate thesis on Beyonce:
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On June 14th 2016, CSWG organised a launch event for the book Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture, written by our very own Prof. Deborah L. Steinberg. The event featured talks by Deborah, and also by Prof. Elizabeth Ettorre and Prof. Stuart Murray.
A video of the full event is now available here.
The ten day festival starts tomorrow! View the complete programme here.
The festival will shine the light on social sciences by providing a variety of events for students, staff members and the wider public.
Here is a snapshot of just a few of the sessions which will take place:
- 12 May, 11.00-13.00: Dr Cath Lambert's 'Centre for Study of Women and Gender: Archive in the making' - R1.13, Ramphal
- 12, 13, 14 May, 19.15: Perfomance: 'Coney's Early Days (of a Better Nation) - Arts Centre. Booking required - book for this event here
So, join us and explore social matters throughout the years, whilst celebrating Warwick's 50th anniversary.
Friday, November 21st, Milburn House (G55)
This workshop will be led by Amy Godfrey and Louisa Harvey. It will contain a lively mix of discussion and creative activism, and create a space in which we can exchange, be entertained, and formulate ideas for change, in a world where too often other people make our bodies their business.
PAIS Film Club Special: Miss Representation. Film screening & discussion with Dr Maria do Mar Pereira
Tuesday, 28th October from 4pm - 7pm in the Arts Centre Cinema
A documentary that explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
Tuesday, October 21st, at 4pm, in the Arts Centre Cinema
As part of our new 1st year Sociology of Gender module, Maria do Mar Pereira has decided to organise film screenings of documentaries relating to gender, which all students within and beyond the department are more than welcome to attend. Pass on the word to your friends, flatmates, etc.!
The first documentary we will be watching is “Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got us All Tied Up"
CSWG Lecture on the 29th October: Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag: Ultra-Nationalism, Apartheid, and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel
Speaker: Smadar Lavie (University of California, Berkeley)
Come along to this public lecture, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender.
Everyone is welcome, and a wine reception will follow.