Feminisms in the Academy 2019
A conference bringing together feminist academics, university staff and research students.
· Feminist issues related to academic life and work, university structures, policies and cultures (contemporary or historical).
· Impact of feminist perspectives and methodologies on research, pedagogy and professional practice.
Dr Amy Bonsall ‘Founding the Women in Academia Support Network (#WIASN) or how I accidentally created a ‘thing!’
Dr Judith Hanks: The invisible woman in academia: dealing with erasing
Ben Dalton: Footnotes, self-citations and word-play – the agential realism I see in practice in Karen Barad's writing
Dr Nandana Bose: Producing my first monograph: multiple intersectional feminisms; challenging university power structures
Interventions: Feminism at work part 1
Dr Jessica Guth and Dr Doug Morrison: Re-imagining (legal) education: cultivating humanity through an ethics of care
Dr Karen Horwood: Reflections on organising ‘Women in Planning’ conference
Dr Anne Schiffer: Issues of power and representation: preparing tomorrow’s designers for work in community development
Feminist performance part 1
Joanna Leah: Performance of Stutter
Dr Kate Carruthers Thomas: poetry performance: GLASS
Interventions: Feminism at work part 2
Vani Naik: Facilitated discussion: ‘On the blurring of boundaries between researcher and participants: the case of gender inequality research’
Lucy Bannister and Dr Bronwen Edwards: In conversation about feminism, yoga and academic writing (followed by a feminist yoga class for everyone. No special clothes or mats needed)
Feminist performance part 2
Dr Miffy Ryan: Participatory performance workshop
Dr Sharon Jagger & Helen Turner: Feminist ritual in artistic practice: the antidote to abjection
Feminist perspectives on the neo-liberal university
Rumana Hossain: Women in Higher Education in Bangladesh: can we not rise further?
Dr Nidia Veitch:Tournament jobs, super-effort and the consequences for the gender pay gap
Dr Evangeline Tsao: A critical appraisal of Athena SWAN with an intersectional approach
Dr Liz Stirling: An F= hosted workshop discussion: No market for feminist content in the academy?
The conference is accompanied by all-day screenings of Edgelands Arcade and It’s so serious doing the Twist, films by Joanna Leah
Hosted by the Women & the Built Environment Research Cluster.
Supported by Writing Retreats at Chapelgarth Estate, North Yorkshire and the School of the Built Environment and Engineering.
Contact: Bronwen Edwards B.Edwards@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
2 July 2019
2 July 2019
- 10:00 - 18:00
City Campus, Leeds, LS1 3HE