This hour-long video is from an Institute of Research on Women and Gender Conference held at Columbia University. Feel free to fast forward through it (especially the first fifteen minutes). The theme of this video is “Is Feminism Translatable?” The overall title of the conference was “What is Feminist Politics? Global and Local.”
Note that along the right side of the screen there are many other videos available from the same conference covering topics like “Genealogies of Feminist Politics,” “Who Is the Subject of Feminism?” and “Sex, Struggle and Daily Bread” (one of the keynote addresses, which I particularly recommend).
If you’ve ever wished to attend such a conference, this is the next best thing–and it doesn’t cost you a penny.
“What is Feminist Politics Now? Local and Global” Conference
Is Feminism Translatable? Panel
Dorothy Ko, Barnard College, Moderator
How is feminism understood across cultural space and time – as a social movement and/or as a set of understandings about women’s experiences? Are models for achieving feminist aims movable across cultures?
Madhu Kishwar, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
Lydia Liu, Columbia University
Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard University
Obioma Nnaemeka, Indiana University