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Feminist and Queer Critiques of Multiple Empires: A Conversation among Women of Color

Sat, Oct 28, 2:30 to 3:45pm, Hilton, Floor: 2nd Floor, Key Ballroom 9

Session Submission Type: Roundtable


Consisting of four women of color, this roundtable critically analyzes the phenomenon of multiple empires in today’s world. Contrary to the binary understanding of the democratic West leading the fight for human rights against oppressive regimes such as Iran and China, many Western policies, companies, organizations, and scholarship in fact strengthens the power of authoritarian governments. This roundtable makes an original and significant contribution by unpacking the complex ways in which different imperial forces collaborate in the suppression of feminist and queer resistance in Global South/Third World.

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