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66. The Occupation of Women's Studies: Practical Strategies for Difficult Times

Saturday, 3 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Liberty B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Women's Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Jennifer DeVere Brody, Stanford Univ.

Speakers: Madelyn Detloff, Miami Univ., Oxford; Licia Fiol-Matta, Lehman Coll., City Univ. of New York; Lynne Huffer, Emory Univ.; Amelia MarĂ­a de la Luz Montes, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

Session Description:

Who is occupying women's studies now, and how is it being occupied? How have global resistance and changing democratic structures affected women's studies as a field? This roundtable will provide an open forum for debate about controversial understandings of "occupation" as a mode, a spatiotemporal reality, and a discourse.


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  • The Profession – General

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