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Talk: Resistance & Argentinian Feminism, Gabriela Balcarce (University of Buenos Aires)

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 3-535, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: N/A

Contact: Critical Theory in the Global South   847.491.8852

Group: Critical Theory in the Global South

Co-Sponsor: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Category: Academic


In this presentation Balcarce will analyze the Feminist movement in Argentina from a biopolitical approach, using the collective Ni Una Menos as an example of what Foucault calls resistance as a practice of subversion that dislocates towards new forms of subjectivation that highlight the creative character of power. To accomplish this, Balcarce will take into consideration Judith Revel’s interpretation of Biopolitics and resistance.

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