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Tuesday, 29 December

376. Transnational Feminisms

8:30–9:45 a.m., Independence Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages

Presiding: Theresa A. Kulbaga, Miami Univ., Hamilton

1. “How and Where Does Transnational Feminism Intersect with Transatlantic Studies?” Sara Castro-Klarén, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

2. “Espejitos y espejismos: Sexual Violence, Disposability, and Human Rights,” Ana M. Forcinito, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

3. “Justice to Their Voices: Literature as Social Commentary in Chicana and Mexicana Lives,” Anna Marie Sandoval, Univ. of California, Long Beach

4. “Imagining New Identities and Communities for Transnational Women’s Movements in the Americas,” Cynthia Tompkins, Arizona State Univ.

Respondent: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia Univ.

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