Keynote Address: Karma Chávez, University of Wisconsin | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
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Keynote Address: Karma Chávez, University of Wisconsin

April 1, 2016 - 6:00pm

This keynote address names coalition as queer and explores the affective embodied and tactical conditions that constitute coalition.

The Queer Politics of Coalition 

This keynote address names coalition as queer and explores the affective embodied and tactical conditions that constitute coalition. Considering the themes of belonging, intimacy, pain, and hope, Karma Chávez conceptualizes how we might theorize and engage radical coalition politics.

Free and open to the public.

About the Speaker: Karma Chávez is interested in queer and feminist theories, immigration rhetoric, social movement building, activism, and coalitional politics. She is the author of Queer Migration Politics as well as the co-founder of the Queer Migration Research Network.

Sponsored by: Bioethics Program; Center for Latin American Studies;Cultural Studies Program; Department of Communication; Department of English; Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures; Department of Sociology; Distinguished Professor John Beverley; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program; Humanities Center; Year of the Humanities

 

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