Women’s studies Professor Chandra Mohanty, Dean’s Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University, will deliver the fourth lecture in the Feminist Knowledge Reconsidered: Feminism and the Academy lecture series in celebration of York’s 50th anniversary.
Mohanty will discuss “Sites of Feminist Knowledge Production: the Academy and Beyond” on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 2:30pm in the Price Family Cinema, 102 Accolade East Building, Keele campus.
Right: Chandra Mohanty
Her work focuses on transnational feminist theory, anti-racist education, and studies of colonialism, imperialism and culture. She is interested in the politics of difference and solidarity; the crossing of borders; the relation of feminist knowledge and scholarship to organizing and social movements; mobilizing a transnational feminist anti-capitalist critique; decolonizing knowledge; and theorizing agency, identity and resistance in the context of feminist solidarity.
An internationally renowned feminist scholar and a much sought after speaker, Mohanty is currently looking into the politics of feminist transnationalist praxis in the academy and in social movements.
She is the author of Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (Duke University Press, 2003) and co-editor of Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (Routledge, 1996) as well as Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism (Indiana University Press, 1991).
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