Telling Feminist Stories: Research and Activism Around the World
Welcome to an afternoon of short talks about women’s lives locally & globally, from the University of York’s Centre for Women’s Studies.
Hear about Algerian girl YouTubers, Chinese older women street dancing, beauty ideals in Malaysia, Thailand & UK, #MeToo in the US, gender-based violence, masculinities, work issues for Chinese & Nigerian women, menstruation in Kenya & UK; and end by sharing what feminism means to us all.
"Re-imagining Passing: A Feminist Project"
In this paper, Janine Bradbury shares work from her forthcoming book, Contemporary African American Women Writers and Passing, which explores the ways in which writers such as Gloria Naylor and Toni Morrison reimagine the passing-for-white genre from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Writing 'Violence Elsewhere'
The first workshop of the DAAD-funded project ‘“Violence Elsewhere”: Imagining Violence outside Germany since 1945’, led by Dr Clare Bielby (CWS, York) and Dr Mererid Puw Davies (UCL), will be taking place on Saturday 23rd February.