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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Migration and Transnational Politics Symposium on December 6th

The Migration and Transnational Politics Symposium, "New Directions in Queer and Feminist Studies," is to take place on December 6th in 35 Nicholson Hall. There will be three speakers: Sarah McKinnon, Karma R. Chavez, and Diyah Larasati.

The first speaker is Sarah McKinnon, Assistant Professor of Communications University of Wisconsin-Madison. She will present "Standing in Her Shoes: Transnational Politics in US Asylum Policy for Chinese Opposing Population Control," from 9:30-10:45.
The second speaker is Karma R. Chavez, Assistant Professor of Communications and Chicano/Latino Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison. She will present "Queering Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalition Possibilities," from 11:00-12:30.
The third speaker is Diyah Larasati, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance University of Minnesota. She will present "Transnational Feminism: Inquiry on the Project of Modernity and the Performance of Solidarity" from 1:00-2:30.
The event flyer can be found here: FINALMigration Symposium.docx