Roundtable of Latina Feminism

2007 Roundtable

2nd Annual
ROUNDTABLE on
LATINA FEMINISM
John Carroll University, Cleveland OH
April 19-21, 2007

Keynote Address: Decolonizing Methodologies and the Erotic in the Social Body of Love

Laura E. Pérez, UC Berkeley and
Chela Sandoval, UC Santa Barbara

You are invited to participate in the 2nd annual Roundtable on Latina Feminism. The roundtable will provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas related to Latina feminist philosophy as well as Latina feminism in general. Papers exploring a variety of themes on Latina feminism will be presented.

Topics of possible papers:
*Cultural Identity
*Self and Identity
*Latina embodiment
*Latina images in popular culture
*Political activism
*Immigration
*History of Latinas in the U.S.
*Mestizaje
*Mulataje
*Queer Latinidad
*Latina Aesthetics
*Coalitions among different Latino/a groups
*Works on individual Latina feminists (Norma Alarcón, Gloria Anzaldúa, Ana Castillo, Aída Hurtado, María Lugones, Linda Martín-Alcoff, Cherríe Moraga, Paula Moya, Chela Sandoval, Ofelia Schutte,….etc)

For Information Contact: 216 397-4375
Dr. Mariana Ortega, Philosophy Department
John Carroll University,Cleveland, OH
e-mail: mortega@jcu.edu

This event is sponsored by the John Carroll University Philosophy Department, and Center for Applied Ethics