Body Politics: African American and Latinx Feminist Cultures of Resistance

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Date(s) - Tuesday, November 10, 2020
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Panel discussion virtual event hosted by the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies.

The panelists are:

Dr. Tiffany M. Gill, associate professor of History, Rutgers University

Dr. Ava Purkiss, assistant professor of American Culture, University of Michigan- Dr. Purkiss graduated with an MA in AADS in 2009 J

Dr. Julie A. Minich, associate professor of English, University of Texas, Austin

Dr. Celine LeBoeuf, assistant professor of Philosophy, FIU

Dr. Jenesis Ramirez, program manager for the Office of Engagement, FIU

The panelists will share historically informed analyses of various ways in which African American and Latinx feminists have challenged, incorporated, and re-conceptualized the idea of “fitness” as it was used to determine persons’ entitlement to full citizenship.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please visit this page: