Bard College Berlin Presents
Saturday, October 19, 2019

New Feminisms, New Questions

Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall, Platanenstr. 98a, 13156 Berlin


On Saturday, October 19, 2019 Bard College Berlin will host the workshop "New Feminisms, New Questions" conceived by faculty member Agata Lisiak

Through a series of talks, discussions, and workshops, the event aims at unpacking the workings of popular feminisms and discussing the heterogeneity of current feminist movements beyond those that remain most visible in mainstream discourses. "New Feminisms, New Questions" draws on the expertise of our campus community and beyond, featuring exciting contributions from alumnae, current faculty as well as international scholars (DeZIM, Goldsmiths and LSE). 


Doors open at 9:30, coffee & tea

10 am – Opening remarks (Agata Lisiak, BCB)

10:15 am – 11:45 am – New Feminisms – impulses from Turkey (Aysuda Kölemen, BCB), Sudan (Fatin Abbas, BCB), Germany (Cassandra Ellerbe, BCB), Egypt (Hana Khalaf, BCB alumna, now FU), Macedonia (Elena Gagovska, BCB alumna, now FU), Poland (Agata Lisiak, BCB), and a discussion

11:50 am – 1 pm – Discussion groups: new feminist manifestos 
Participants are expected to read the reading assigned for the discussion group they sign up for. The texts are available online (see the links below). 

Group A: Feminism for the 99% (moderator: Lena Kocutar, BCB alumna, now UdK)

Group B: Xenofeminist Manifesto (moderator: Tiara Roxanne, DeZIM)

Group C: Killjoy Manifesto (moderator: Agata Lisiak, BCB) 

1 – 2 pm – Lunch break

2 – 3 pm – New Questions: reports from the breakout sessions and discussion 

3 – 4:30 pm – Feminism and the politics of resilience, a talk by Angela McRobbie, Goldsmiths & Empowerment for whom, a talk by Sarah Banet-Weiser, LSE, followed by a Q&A

4:30 pm – Closing remarks (Agata Lisiak, BCB)

Artwork on poster: Favianna Rodriguez, An Invitation EV 6/10, 2017

Date & time: Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
Venue: Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall 
Platanenstr. 98a, 13156 Berlin

Registration required. 

Contact information:  communications@berlin.bard.edu

Location: Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall, Platanenstr. 98a, 13156 Berlin

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