Roundtable of Latina Feminism

2008 Roundtable


John Carroll University, April 18-19, 2008


Friday, April 18
9:00 Van will pick up participants at the Clarion Hotel, Beachwood
9:30-10:00 Continental Breakfast


10:00-11:30 Mestizaje, Feminism, and Betrayal


Jacqueline Lyon, De Paul Univeristy
“Mestiza Feminism”


María Chaves, Northeastern Illinois University
“Shocking Realities: Latina Mother and Daughter Relationships”


11:30-12:30 Latinas in the U.S. Media


Charlene Gilbert, The University of Toledo
“Representations of the Latina Matriarch in Popular Culture”


12:30-2:00 Lunch, Dolan Atrium


2:00-5:00 Gender and Performativity in Latin America


Graciela Monteagudo, University of Massachusets, Amherst
“The Making of Gender in Argentina’s New Social Movements”


Pedro Javier Di Pietro, SUNY Binghamton
“Crawling Back through the Colonial Slit: Bodily Dispositions in the Argentinian Andes”


Lisa M. Corrigan, University of Arkansas
“Writing Resistance and Heroism: Guerilla Strategies from Castro’s Gulag”


5:00-6:00 Break


6:00 Van will pick up participants at JCU a
6:30-9:00 Dinner at Sergio’s, University Circle


Saturday, April 19


9:00 Van will pick up participants at the Clarion Hotel, Beachwood


9:30-10:00 Continental Breakfast


10:00-11:30 Latinas and Latinos in the U.S.


“The Experiences of Young Undocumented Latinos/as”


Gabriel Soldatenko, SUNY Binghamton
“La Vida Loca: Gender, Violence and Homosociality”


11:30-1:00 Keynote Lecture


Ofelia Schutte, University of South Florida, Tampa
“Feminisms South of the Border: Why They Matter”


1:00-2:30 Lunch, Dolan Atrium


2:30-5:30 Subjectivity, Epistemology and Methodology


Nicole Garner, Cleveland State University
“The Culturally Annihilated Self: María Lugones’ Concepts of Cultural
Homelessness and Ghostly Subjectivity”


Cynthia M. Paccacerqua, SUNY at Stony Brook


“On Learning to Know: Paula Moya and Donna Haraway”


Elena Ruiz-Aho and Andrea J. Pitts, University of South Florida, Tampa
“Dialoguing with Our Methodologies: Academic Philosophy and Strategic Practices of Resistance”


6:30 Van will pick up participants and take them to the Clarion Hotel