Roundtable of Latina Feminism

2011 Roundtable

2011 ROUNDTABLE ON LATINA FEMINISM

John Carroll University

Cleveland, Ohio April 29-30

SCHEDULE

All sessions* will be held at the ALUMNI LOUNGE, RODMAN HALL 3RD FLOOR

FRIDAY, April 29

9:00-9:15 Van will pick up participants at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Marriot

9:30-10:00 Coffee/Tea & Pastries

10:00-12:00 On Nepantlismo:  Decentering Theoretical Debates through Cultural Productions

Clara Román-Odio, Kenyon College
“Theoretical Debates about Nepantla:  Durán, León-Portilla, Medina and Anzaldúa”

Guisela Latorre, The Ohio State University
“Visual Nepantlas:  Chicana /Latina Artists and Gloria Anzaldúa

Nohemy Solórzano-Thompson, Whitman College
“Documenting Nepantla:  Decolonial Knowledge and Chicana Subjectivity”

Rachael Greenberg, Kenyon College
“Selena’s Market:  The Legacy of the Chicana Bordercrosser in America’s CulturalIndustry”

12:00-12:40 Mariana Alessandri, University of Texas, Pan American

“Inhabiting this ‘Third Country’ for the First Time as Second Nature”

1:00-2:30       Lunch at the Dolan Center Atrium (we will walk there together)

2:30-4:00      *Keynote Lecture at Dolan Auditorium

Jacqueline M. Martinez, Arizona State University
“Cultural Specificity and Transcultural Understanding: Latina Feminism and Communicology”

4:15-4:55 Elena Ruiz-Aho, Florida Gulf Coast University

“The Impact of Colonized Languages:  Rethinking Multicultural Selfhood Through Colonial Historiography”

4:55-6:15       Undergraduate Panel

María Barbero, Florida Gulf Coast University
“Undocumented Students and the ‘Dream Act’”

Julia Gutierrez, Northeastern Illinois University
“The Impact of Gang Violence on Latinas”

6:30      Van will pick up participants at JCU and take them to Fairfield Inn

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

9:00-9:15 Van will pick up participants at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Marriot

9:30-10:00 Coffee/Tea & Pastries

10:00-11:30 A Decolonial Mode of Consciousness: praxical thinking in María Lugones’s pilgrimaging / peregrinando

Jen McWeeny, John Carroll University
“Locating Worlds of Sense in the Streetwalker‟s Body”

Pedro Di Pietro, SUNY Binghamton
“Maria Lugones‟s Pilgrimages/Peregrinajes and the thirding of the spatial imagination”

Shireen Roshanravan, Kansas State University
“Emptied Selves and “Playful „World‟-Travel”

11:30-12:10 Patricia Herrera, University of Richmond

“Conjuring Spirits:  Narrating Theatre History through Spirituality”

12:30-2:00     Lunch at the Dolan Center Atrium (we will walk there together)

2:00-3:30       Keynote Lecture

Laura E. Pérez, University of California, Berkeley
“Alterities, Decolonization, and U.S. Women of Color Spirituality in Art, 1980s-2000.

3:45-5:05 Natalie Cisneros, Vanderbilt University

“The Pre-Natal and the Post-Racial:  Maternity, Immigration, and Citizenship

Andrea Pitts, University of South Florida
“Rethinking Intersectionality: Alcoff’s Visible Identities, History, and the Self”

5:15-6:15 Workshop:  “Familia Tactics:  Surviving Cultural Colonization in the Twenty-first Century Academic Setting”

Jessica Artiga, Ana Barba, and Lisbeth Espinosa,
California State University, Los Angeles

6:30         Dinner

THE ROUNDTABLE ON LATINA FEMINISM IS SPONSORED BY THE SHULA PROGRAM IN PHILOSOPHY AT JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY