Institute Program

Program:
Transnational Feminisms Summer Institute
July 7 – 11, 2014

To enroll in your assigned and preferred workshop sessions, you must update your registration online


Sunday, July 6, 2014

2 – 5 PM Airport Shuttle
3:00 PM Dorms/Hotel Check-Ins
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Monday, July 07, 2014

8:00 - 9:00 INSTITUTE CHECK-IN

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Hale Center, Room 132

FRONTIERS Round Table
Panelists: Maylei Blackwell, Laura Briggs, Mignonette Chiu, Wairimu Njambi
Moderator: Karen J. Leong

Continental breakfast available

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions


Session 1
Location: Hale Center, Room 101
Moderator: Jennifer Suchland

Paper 1: Anna Guevarra
Racial Branding, Disembodied Labor and the Philippines’ “Cybraceros”
Discussant: Karen Leong

Paper 2: Annie Fukushima
Caged, Bound and Shackled: Immigrant Crossings and the Sociopolitical and Material Effects of Transnational Anti trafficking Iconographies
Discussant: Karen Kuo


Session 2
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 173
Moderator: Wing Shuen Christy Chow

Paper 1: Rachel Afi Quinn
Dominican women and Social Media: transnational identities in a culture of neoliberalism
Discussant: Roberta Chevrette

Paper 2: Nafisa Tanjeem
Gender, Social Media, and Labor Activism: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of
the Case of Rana Plaza Collapse in Savar, Bangladesh
Discussant: Mytheli Sreenivas


Session 3
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 175
Moderator: Daniel Rivers

Paper 1: Erin Durban-Albrecht
Postcolonial Homophobia: United States Imperialism in Haiti
and the Transnational Circulation of Antigay Sexual Politics
Discussant: Juno Parrenas

Paper 2: Hanna Dahlstrom
Dreams of Decolonization and Depatriarchalization:
Queer challenges and change in FeministMovements in Eastern Bolivia
Discussant: April Petillo

3:00-4:00 PM Coffee and Wrap-up Hale Center, Room 132
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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Hale Center, Room 132

INDIGENOUS FEMINISMS Round Table
Panelists: Hokulani Aikau, Maile Arvin, Mishuana Goeman, Scott Morgensen
Moderator: Daniel Rivers

Continental breakfast available

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions

Session 1
Location: Hale Center, Room 101
Moderator: Pritha Prasad

Paper 1: Cricket Keating and Amy Lind
Plurinationalist Feminism and the Politics of Coalitional Resignification in Ecuador
Discussant: Martha Balaguera

Paper 2: Nova Robinson
Syrian women, Arab Independence,  and Transnational Arab women’s Activism in the 1920s
Discussant: Parisa Bahrami Nasrabadi


Session 2
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 173
Moderator: Toni Calbert

Paper 1: Basuli Deb
Tahrir : Cutting Across Imperial Feminism  toward Transnational Feminist Solidarities
Discussant: Katherine Marino

Paper 2: Sharon Rogers
Transnational feminist advocacy, epistemic communities and the meanings of gender equality in Rwanda (For health reasons, this paper will not be available.  An outline will be presented.)
Discussant: Lisa Levenstein


Session 3
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 175
Moderator: Melissa Apelado

Paper 1: Sheherazade Jafari
Traversing the Religious-Secular Divide within Transnational Women’s Movements:
Women’s Rights Advocacy in Muslim-Majority Countries
Discussant: Melinda Brennan

Paper 2: Tammy Ho
Burmese Female-Bodied Political Actors and the Performance of Gender and Dissent
Discussant: Nithya Rajan

3:00-4:00 PM Coffee and Wrap-up Hale Center, Room 132
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Wednesday, July 09, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

BODY POLITICS Round Table
Panelists: Sunhye Kim, Sharon Lee, Leslye Obiora, David Rubin
Moderator: Katherine Marino

Continental breakfast available

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions

Session 1
Location: Hale Center, Room 101
Moderator: Tay Glover

Paper 1: Emily Hobson
How to Have Solidarity in an Epidemic: Transnational Responses to Nicaragua and AIDS
Discussant: Laura Briggs

Paper 2: Agatha Beins and Julie Enszer
Transnational Feminist Practice in Two Periodicals of the Women’s Liberation Movement
Discussant: Krista Benson


Session 2
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 173
Moderator: Bo-Myung Kim

Paper 1: Chizu Sato
Women’s Empowerment Beyond “Smart Economics”: A Transnational Feminist Perspective
Discussant: Noriko Iishi

Paper 2:Jing Song
Professional women” in Contemporary China and the desire for
materialism and capitalist modernity
Discussant: Judy Wu


Session 3
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 175
Moderator: Brooke Lober

Paper 1: Jianping Xu
The Politics of Global Humanitarianism and its Local Enactments: Women with Children Negotiating Displacement as "Liberian refugees" in the U.S.
Discussant: Lessie Frazier

Paper 2: Graciela Monteagudo
Feminist Transnationalization from Below: Informal Feminist Exchanges in Support of Argentinian Solidarity Economy Projects
Discussant: Haley Swenson

3:00-4:00 PM Coffee and Wrap-up Hale Center, Room 132

4:30-6:30 Happy Hour at Ethyl and Tank (19 E 13th Ave, an easy walk from campus)
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Thursday, July 10, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Hale Center, Room 132

LOCATING TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISMS Round Table
Panelists: Eileen Boris, Rujuta Chincholkar-Mandelia, Robyn Spencer
Moderator: Jennifer Suchland

Continental breakfast available


11:30 – 1:00 PM Lunch


1:00 – 3:00 PM   Breakout Sessions

Session 1
Location: Hale Hall, Room 101
Moderator: Marika Preziuso

Paper 1: Xin Huang
Transplanting Feminist Theory in Contemporary China
Discussant: Yu-Chen Tai

Paper 2: Charlie Yi Zhang
Queer Economics and Economic Queerness: Tracing the Transnational Circuit of
Homonormativity
Discussant: Dong Ibister


Session 2
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 173
Moderator: Lucy Murphy

Paper 1: Raili Marling
Transnational feminist gaps: negotiating transnational feminism
from postsocialist perspectives
Discussant: Jill Bystydzienski

Paper 2: Veronika Woehrer
Where does gender studies knowledge come from?
Analysis of feminist readers and textbooks from five different countries
Discussant: Anne Runyan

 
Session 3
Location: Mendenhall Lab, Room 175
Moderator: Sandy Bolzenius

Paper 1: Rumi Yasutake
Transracial and Trans-national Elite Women’s Networks and Public Mother Work
at Turn-of-Twentieth-Century Honolulu, Hawaii
Discussant: Adrienne Winans

Paper 2: Caroline Merithew
Whiteout: Transnational Feminism and What We Might Learn from Italian Women in History
Discussant: Peggy Solic

3:00-4:00 PM Coffee and Wrap-up Hale Center, Room 132


6:30 – 8:30 PM   TFSI Banquet
Location: Ohio Union, Cartoon Room
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Friday, July 11, 2014

8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
The schedule for the final day will be:  
8 breakfast
8:30 board bus
9:30-11:30 in Newark
11:30 return to Columbus

Newark Earthworks Field Trip (Charter Bus)
Guide: Lucy Murphy
Location: Newark, OH
Lunch will be served at Hale upon return

12:30- 2:00 INSTITUTE WRAP-UP
Location: Hale Center, Room 132
Lunch will be served

11:00AM Check-out for hotel
3:30 Check-out for dorms

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