Conference Programme (5 November 2018)

Interrogating Intersectionality: A One Day Symposium
5 November 2018 at Liverpool Hope University

8:30- 9:00     Coffee and Registration
9:00-9:15      Welcome

9:15-10:15    Keynote: Suryia Nayak (University of Salford), “Feeling Intersectionality”

10:15-10:45    Saima Ansari (University of Salford), “The Intersectionality of Identity, Religion and Clothing in the Lives of British Muslim Women”
10:45-11:15    Simi K. Salim (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras), “Reading Modernities : Colonialism, Anti Colonial Nationalism and the Emergence of the ‘New Muslim Women’ in Late 19th century India” (Virtual Presentation)

11:15-11:45    Coffee

11:45-12:15    Gloria M Babu (Christ University), “Re-Engaging Patriarchy: Women Empowerment and Kudumbashree in Kerala” (Virtual Presentation)
12:15-12:45    Eleonora Gatti (United Nations Consultant), “Empowering the Rural Women of Myanmar Through the Development of the iWomen app”

12:45-1:30    Lunch

1:30-2:30      Keynote: Radhika Govinda (University of Edinburgh), ‘Intersectional Interventions in Feminist Knowledge Production’

2:30- 3:00     Elizabeth Smith (Liverpool Hope University), “Interrogating Intersectionality in the Work of African American Writer Alice Childress (1916-1998)”
3:00-3:30     Katherine Jewell (Liverpool Hope University), “Using Theories of Intersectionality to Explore Gender Relations Within the British Labour Party”

3:30-4:00     Tea

4:00-4:30     Billie-Gina Thomason (Liverpool John Moores University), “William Seymour: ‘The Female Cabdriver of Liverpool’”
4:30-5:00     Abhaya Gurumurthy (Christ University), “Gender Representation in Academic Environment: A Dialogue with Government School Teachers”
5:00-5:30     Chinar Shah (Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, and Bluecoat), “Critiquing the Politics of Gender Through Art”

5:30-6:00     Closing Remarks