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MAP-Penn Conference: Global Feminisms

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

3rd Annual MAP-Penn Non-western Philosophy Conference:

Global Feminisms

March 24-25, 2017
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

All talks will take place in 402 Cohen Hall (249 S 36th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104). The event is free and open to the public.

Friday March 24
1:00-2:00 Lunch and opening discussion
2:30-3:45 Lisa Rosenlee (Hawai’i – West O’ahu): “Confucian Political Authority, Social Cohesion, and Dependency Care”; commentator: Pierce Randall (Penn)
4:00 -5:15 Keya Maitra (UNC-Asheville): “Sultana’s Dream: Feminist Consciousness through a Bengali Muslim Lens”; commentator: Samah Elhajibrahim (Penn)
5:15-6:30pm Reception
7:00 Dinner

Saturday, March 25
9:30-10:00 Breakfast
10:00-11:15 Alia Al-Saji (McGill): “Glued to the Image: A Phenomenology of Racialization through Works of Art”; commentator: Grace Boey (Penn)
11:15-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:45 Serene Khader (Brooklyn): “Decolonizing Individualisms?”; commentator: Justin Bernstein (Penn)
12:45-2:15 Lunch
2:15-3:30 Nkiru Nzegwu (Binghamton): “Conceptualizing Transformatory Power”; commentator: Justin Fugo (Temple)
3:30-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-5:30 Keynote: Alison Jaggar (Colorado): “Agency, Complicity, and the Responsibility to Resist Structural Injustice”
6:30 Dinner

For more information, please contact: Nabeel Hamid ( or Allauren Forbes (