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Woman Life Freedom: A Conversation on the Protests in Iran

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Please join the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota for a conversation with Professors Minoo Moallem, Fatemeh Sadeghi, and Yalda Hamidi about the protests in Iran. The panelists will address circumstances that have led to the protests, politics of representation, and feminist organizing in Iran. This event is co-sponsored…

Woman Life Freedom: A Panel on the Protests in Iran

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Mahsa Amini, a 22-year old Kurdish-Iranian woman who died while in the custody of the Iranian Guidance Patrol, has become the symbol of the massive protests in Iran. Iranian women have been in the forefront of the protests, removing their hijabs and/or cutting their hair. In this conversation, Professors Yalda Hamidi, Minoo Moallem, and Fatemeh…

AGITATE! Feminist Knowledge Production Event Series: Spring 2023

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AGITATE! Journal invites you to a series of virtual workshops and discussions hosted in conjunction with the “Feminist Knowledge Production” seminar taught by Professor Richa Nagar in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. February 9: Feminisms, Translations, Solidarities: A Workshop with the Translators and Editors of ‘The Purple…

Feminisms, Translations, Solidarities: A Conversation with the Translators and Editors of ‘The Purple Color of Kurdish Politics’

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In February 2023, AGITATE! launched our Feminist Knowledge Production event series, organized in collaboration with Richa Nagar’s graduate seminar on Feminist Knowledge Production at the University of Minnesota. We are pleased to share with you a recording of the first event in the series: a conversation with the translators and editors of ‘The Purple Color…

Transnational Solidarities in the Balkans: Migration Justice Worldmaking

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Transnational solidarities in the Balkans: migration justice worldmaking seeks to imagine and continue solidarity movement building with the migrants and refugees subjected to racial denigration, xenophobic refusals and rejection along the Balkan route and at the EU borders. The discussion amongst activists and comrades from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia & Herzegovina stems from the struggles…

#DalitLivesMatter Webinar, hosted by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and the Reclaiming India Collective

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This webinar on #DalitLivesMatter was organized collectively by Hindus for Human Rights, India Civil Watch International, Dalit Solidarity Forum, and the Reclaiming India Collective on 4 October 2020. The webinar is a discussion between renowned Dalit rights activists Prof. Roja Singh and Martin Macwan, moderated by Prof. Balmurli Natrajan. Their discussion takes up many important…

Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy

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Link to Zoom recording of event “Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy” seeks to advance the collaborative work of envisioning and enacting scholarly, artistric, and pedagogical practices in search of justice. Jointly organized by the Imagining Transnational Solidarities Research Circle (ITSRC) and AGITATE!: Unsettling Knowledges, this symposium aims…

Movie Screening and panel discussion: Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale

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“Maadathy” unfolds the story of an adolescent girl born in an “unseeable” slave caste group but refuses to be defined by it. When: 15 October 2021, 9:15 -11:45 am (CDT) Hosts: GWSS and AGITATE! Unsettling Knowledges Panelists: Leena Manimekalai (Director and writer), Ajmina Kassim (Actor), Semmalar Annam (Actor), Bhavana Goparaju (Producer), Prof. Jebaroja Singh (St.…

Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale– Screening and Panel Discussion

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by Leena Manimekalai, Bhavana Goparaju, Ajmina Kassim, and Semmalar Annam in conversation with Roja Suganthy-Singh On October 15th, 2021, AGITATE! launched the North American tour of Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale in collaboration with the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota.1 The event included a screening of this film, followed…

Moving Memories: An Archive of Bangladeshi Queer Migrants in the US

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Curated by Efadul Huq and Rasel Ahmed for SAADA Moving Memories is an archive of Bangladeshi Queer migrants in the US. The archive is hosted by SAADA (South Asian American Digital Archive) and was created in partnership with Queer Archives of the Bengal Delta. The exhibit centers the voices of ten Bangladeshi queer migrants whose…