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On the Peripheries of the Subaltern: Intersectional Identities and Internalized -isms

November 4, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST

Grounded in theoretical frameworks of “otherness,” such as Spivak’s “subaltern” and Canagarajah’s “periphery,” this workshop will explore the intersection of multiple identities which are simultaneously held by every individual.

After participants engage in an exploration of these intersectional identities, they will then analyze how biases—like colorism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, and xenophobia—can still be internalized within communities which are also marginalized.

This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance.

Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/xm919.

We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time (one week preferred) to arrange for your requested accommodation(s) or an effective alternative.

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Date:
November 4, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
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Workshop / Seminar
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Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)