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The Women’s Committee seeks to foster discussions of transnational feminist scholarship with an emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches to social justice. The Women’s Committee carries out advocacy, theory, and praxis through membership recruitment and placement, the selection of co-chairs, program planning, coalition building, and the administration of the Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty.
The ASA Women’s Committee looks forward to welcoming you to its 2014 events:
Speaker: Grace Kyungwon Hong, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Saturday, November 8, 2014; 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; Westin Bonaventure, Avalon (L3)
ASA Women’s Committee & Digital Humanities Caucus: Feminist Making I: Building Critical Contexts [Thursday, November 6, 2014; 8:00 am - 9:45 am; Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)]
ASA Women’s Committee & Digital Humanities Caucus: Feminist Making II: Producing Cultural Critique [Thursday, November 6, 2014; 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)]
ASA Women’s Committee: (En)gendering the Affects of Performance, Productivity, Pleasure and Pain [Thursday, November 6, 2014; 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)]
ASA International Committee & ASA Women’s Committee Talkshop I: Teaching American Studies Transnationally [Friday, Nov. 7, 2014; 2:00pm-3:45pm; Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)]
...to our WOMEN’s BRUNCH on Saturday, November 8, 2014; 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; Westin Bonaventure, Avalon (L3)
...and our keynote speaker GRACE KYUNGWON HONG, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)...
...who will speak on…
Please join us for the Women’s Committee Brunch on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Our invited guest speaker, Professor Grace Kyungwon Hong, University of California, Los Angeles will present a talk “Bringing Out The Dead”: Women of Color Feminism’s Prophetic Vision.” We invite all students, faculty, and their allies to listen to our speaker, make new friends, and establish or renew scholarly and mentoring networks. For reservations: click here.
The Women’s Committee calls for submissions to the annual Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty. Hosted by the American Studies Association, this award honors Anzaldua’s outstanding career as an independent scholar and her labor as contingent faculty, along with her groundbreaking contributions to scholarship on women of color and to queer theory. The award includes a lifetime membership in the ASA, a lifetime electronic subscription to American Quarterly, and $500.
The ASA Women’s Committee cordially welcomes its new members! Thank you for your willingness to actively contribute to our mission! A heartfelt thank you to all outgoing committee members for their valuable contributions to the ASA Women’s Committee’s work!