Sunday, February 28, 2021

Global Feminism, Third World Feminism, Transnational Feminist Networks


Guest Lecture by Meghan Potasse (M.A) for a first year Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course. Topics in this lecture include Global Feminism, the notion of global sisterhood, global colonial capitalism, the notion of First, Second, Third World, western hegemony, Third World Feminism, African Feminism, Transnational Feminist Networks. The lecture ends with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Ted Talk: The danger of a single story. Readings covered: 1) Under Western Eyes by Chandra Talpade Mohanty (1984) link: 2) Reclaiming Third World Feminism: or Why Transnational Feminism Needs Third World Feminism by Ranjoo Seodu Herr (2014) First Video: Second Video: Video: Afro-Feminism: Video: Barriers to Embracing Feminism in Africa: Website: Women Living Under Muslim Laws: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie controversy: