GEA is thrilled to announce an upcoming event to be held at UCL Institute of Education; New Mediations of Feminist Sociology of Education looks set to be a fantastic occasion with GEA members Jessica Ringrose convening and Emilie Lawrence speaking on Social Media Feminist Humour as Popular Pedagogy.
A panel on Feminist Challenges in Higher Education will be leading the event;
Louise Morely, University of Sussex: Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Willfulness and Willingness
Pam Alldred, Brunel and Anne Chappell, Brunel University: Students, Societies, Sexual Violence and Support
In addition, feminist scholars will be speaking on Feminist Challenges in Schools and Online Spaces including Hanna Retallack who will be presenting affective abjections of the monstrous-feminist for teenage girls in a school-based feminist group, Shiva Zarabadi discussing Jihadi Bride-ism paradigm and rhizo-feminist assemblage and Jessie Bustillos focusing on young people’s learning about gender on Tumblr in an age of school crisis.
The event will be followed by a drinks reception and book launch celebrating Miriam David’s A Feminist Manifesto for Education (Polity Press)
It looks set to be a fantastic day – more details on times, location and speakers can be found on the attached flyer.