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Organized and Hosted by the Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers, New Brunswick
Friday, April 17, 2020

Keynote speaker: Noëlle McAfee Professor of Philosophy at Emory University


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Online via Webex

9.50 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Arlene Stein, Director, Institute for Research on Women

10.00 a.m. - 11 a.m. Panel 1

Belinda Davis, “‘Speaking the Self’, ‘Speaking of Bitterness’: Feminism and a New Politics in 1970s West Germany”

Kirin Gupta, “Imagining the Anti-Colony: Rage, Mourning, and Terror in Women’s Solidarities in Afro-Asia”

Ileana Nachescu, “From Passions to Politics: Women’s Feelings Toward Other Women and the National Alliance of Black Feminists (1974-1983)”

11.05 a.m. - 12.05 p.m. Panel 2

Nancy Chi Cantalupo, “Emotion, Democracy & Protecting Title IX”

Holloway Sparks, “‘Feminazis’ 1, Limbaugh 0: Gendering the Performativity of Political Anger in the ‘War on Women’”

12.45 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. Keynote Lecture by Noëlle McAfee

1.35 p.m. - 2.35 p.m. Panel 3

Nermin Allam, “Women, Hope, and Activism in Egypt”

Barbara Koziak, “Feeling Patriarchal”

2.40 p.m. - 3.40 p.m. Panel 4

Kathryn Abrams, “That’s When My Message Would Come Across the Strongest…”: Sharing and Managing Emotion in the Undocumented Immigrants Movement

Deborah Gould, “Passion and Danger in the Age of Trump”

Ciara Torres Spelliscy, “Stuck in an Information Silo: How Branding can Overtake Truth in an Election.”

3.45 p.m. - 4.15 p.m. Wrap up



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