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Intersectionality: A Space for Theoretical and Practitioner Discussion (University of Sussex)
November 21, 2014 @ 8:00 am - November 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Intersectionality: A Space for Theoretical and Practitioner Discussion
Friday 21st-Saturday 22nd November, 2014
Intersectionality is a way of visualising what the courst could not see…the combined discrimination experienced by being black and a woman
Kimberlé Crenshaw, 2014.
The Race in the Americas (RITA) group presents a two-day conference bringing together academics, activists and practitioners who share a concern for and interest in intersectionality. The event will include:
- Academic presentations on the theme of intersectaionlity
- Activist and practitioner presentations on how and why intersectionality features in their work
- A roundatable discussion involving academics, activists and practitioners fleshing out a comparison between the intersectionality which is theorised in academia and the intersectionality which guides activists and practitioners in the everyday
Refreshments will be provided.