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Transnational Feminism: A Range of Disciplinary Perspectives

A transcript of the May 18, 2005 discussion by prominent scholars in the field.

This roundtable considered new scholarship on transnational feminism from a range of disciplinary perspectives, with the goal of identifying the various subject matters and methodologies with which researchers are approaching this exciting area.

The roundtable was held on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 in Royce Hall, UCLA. Ellen Dubois, UCLA professor of history, was the primary organizer and moderator of the event. The speakers were Nayereh Tohidi, associate professor of Women’s Studies at Cal State Northridge, Spike Peterson, professor in Political Science at the University of Arizona, Maylei Blackwell, assistant professor in Chicano Studies at UCLA, and Leila Rupp, professor of and head of Women's Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

The event was sponsored by UCLA's Center for Modern and Contemporary Studies, Center for the Study of Women and the Research Group on Transnational and Transcolonial Studies. The following transcript was prepared by the UCLA International Institute and edited by the roundtable participants.

For more information you can contact DuBois at edubois@history.ucla.edu.


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