Transnational Feminist Dialogues: Decolonizing Feminist Teaching in Neoliberal Times
Radhika Govinda (University of Edinburgh)
The Margherita von Brentano Center for Gender Studies at Freie Universität Berlin is organizing for this summer term 2021, the third edition of the Transnational Feminist Dialogues. The online series will be held in May, June and July under the title "Transnational Feminist Dialogues in Times of the Neoliberal University".
The current series focusses on the neoliberal character of today´s higher educational system and want to address some structural phenomena related to power relations from a critical perspective. Our invitation is to reflect and discuss which discourses, policies and actors are shaping universities in times when neoliberalism has reached all spheres of the higher educational system and what alternatives we have to counter this one-sidedness.
The third session, "Decolonizing Feminist Teaching in Neoliberal Times”, will attend to go deep into the synergies between decolonial and feminist perspectives and will bring to discussion what a decolonization of feminist teaching would look like and how it can take place in the neoliberal higher educational system. Questions we would like to discuss are: What happens with feminist pedagogies nowadays? Do they have a challenging power? Is it possible to create radical and alternative spaces within neoliberal academia? What possibilities does the pedagogical space offers unlike other academic practices?
Zeit & Ort
22.07.2021 | 16:00 - 17:30
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