"Radicalizing Feminisms /Practice as Theory"

Event description: 
A workshop with Argentinian activists of Ni Una Menos, Cecilia Palmeiro and Marta Dillon Cecilia Palmeiro is an Argentinean academic, writer and activist. She teaches Contemporary Latin American Studies at NYU in Buenos Aires and Latin American Literature and Gender Theory at National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF). She has published the books Desbunde y felicidad. De la cartonera a Perlongher (2011) Néstor Perlongher. Correspondencia (2016), and the novel Cat Power. La toma de la Tierra (2017). She is a member of the Ni Una Menos feminist collective and curator of the live archive on art and feminism, Mareadas en la marea (High on the Tide) with Fernanda Laguna. Marta Dillon is a journalist, writer and activist. She collaborated in different Argentine and international publications (Rolling Stone, Black Label, Luna Cornea, among others). Since 2002 she directs the feminist supplement Las12 in the Argentine newspaper Página12. In 2008 she founded the supplement Soy, dedicated to diversity sexual and gender issues, which she directed until 2012. She is the author of the books Aparecida (Sudamericana, 2015), Corazones Cautivos, la vida en la cárcel de mujeres (Aguilar, 2008), and Vivir con virus (Norma, 2004 and Edulp, 2016). She has written scripts for documentary films like Linea 137 (2016), La Bella Tarea (2011), Visibles (2010) Tracción a Sangre (2008) as well as for a fiction film, 23 pares (2012). She is a member of the Niunamenos Collective, the collective Lohana Berkins and is the founder of Emergente, medioactivist communication.
Event date: 
Tuesday, March 13 - 9:30 am
Event location: 
Burke Hall 28
Event contact: 
Julietta Hua
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Event sponsor: 
Women and Gender Studies
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