When Women Protest: Postcolonial Feminisms in Conversation


WHEN February 28, 2022
5-6:30 PM WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

This event brings together feminist scholars Naminata Diabate (Cornell University, USA, and Africa Institute, Sharjah), G. Arunima (Kerala Council for Historical Research, and Jawaharal Nehru University), and Nadia Yala Kisukidi (Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis University). Starting with a discussion of Professor Diabate's award-winning book Naked Agency: Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa (Duke University Press, 2020), the three panelists will reflect on the stakes of women's mobilizations and feminism in South Asia, Africa, and across the African diaspora in Europe and the Americas. Part of the Global Crossroads series in collaboration with the department of Arts and Humanities.

Panel Members
  • Nadia Yala Kisukidi, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis University
  • Naminata Diabate, Associate Professor, Department of Literatures in English, Cornell University
  • G. Arunima, Director of Kerala Council for Historical Research, Professor at the Center for Women's Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Moderated by
  • Pedro Monaville, Assistant Professor, NYUAD
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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