NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H203
Timeslot: 
Session 1: Saturday June 29th, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Organizer: 
Panel/Workshop Presentation Documents: 
Reading List: 
Hawkesworth, Mary (2006). “Global Feminist Circuits: Contemporary Contestations” In Globalization and Feminist Activism, pp. 111—145. ; Afkhami, Mahnaz (2000). “Cultural Relativism and Women’s Human Rights”; A Room pf One´s Own by Virginia Wolf;
Description/Abstract of your Event: 

This panel will explore the notion of feminism nowadays and will approach current efforts to advocate for feminist theory and women rights from an interdisciplinary perspective, dealing with vibrant issues such as the role education plays in shaping a more equal society; gender, gender roles and stereotypes; the voices of women poets, their vision and ideals; and finally casting light on global activism and social movements by examining the International Women´ Strike March 8.

Participants

Lea Díaz is a poet, artist and an academic. As an academic, Lea has specialized in Political Communication, EU Constitutional Law, Global Governance, Comparative Politics, International Relations. She has been a Scholar in prestigious Universities and Centers within Europe and the USA -EUI (...

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Marisa Daniela Russo (Argentina). Ph.D. candidate La Salle University, Costa Rica. M.A. and B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Literature, Hunter College, City University of New York. Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Romance Languages, Hunter College (CUNY). Spanish Language and Literature...

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She teaches art, art history and Spanish literature in the United States and Europe. She is an internationally exhibited painter and sculptor. Has a PhD in Fine Arts from Complutense University in Madrid; a Master's degrees in Literature and Art from St. John’s University; and is the...

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Linda Morales Caballero is a Peruvian-American writer, Cum Laude graduate of Hunter College, with a degree in Hispanic Literature, Media Communications and Master's Degree in Hispanic Literature.
As an educator she has worked for CUNY, the New York Department of Education and the...

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