Diversity Reading List Online Seminar 19 October 2022

The Diversity Reading List Team is excited to invite you to a one-day research seminar on Creative Resistance & Feminist Ecologies: Rethinking Ecofeminist Futures. The event will take place online on 19th October 2022, under the patronage of the British Philosophical Association, the University of Manchester and the British and Irish Postgraduate Philosophy Association, MAP UK. You can find more details, sign up, and join the events via our website. Below, we attach a short description and schedule.


Researchers from India, Germany, America, belonging to diverse academic traditions and differently situated lifeworlds will engage with questions related to ecofeminist futures. Ecofeminist theory and praxis, its interconnections with other critical approaches, its relevance and potential for informing creative resistance and the pursuit of environmental and intersectional justice will be the focus of the seminar. List of speakers, title of talks, time schedule and registration link for the event are given below.


The seminar is part of DRL’s aims to promote conversations concerning the limits of the Western/Euro-American canon. Your solidarity is invaluable. Hope to see you at the seminar.


Event Schedule (all in UK time)

10:45 – 11:00 – Welcome and Zoom logging in

11:10 – 12:15 – Manisha Rao, University of Mumbai – Reimagining Resistance: Understanding Ecofeminism in Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka, India

12:30 – 13:30 – Christa Wichterich, University of Kassel – In Defense of Life and Livelihoods. Ecofeminist perspectives of analysis of and resistance against violence against bodies, territories and nature

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break

14:45 – 15:45 Lori Gruen, Wesleyan – Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Theory

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break 

16:15-17:15 Nicole Seymour, California State University – Cis and Trans Ecologies: Genders for the Anthropocene

17:30 -18:30 Elaine Nogueira-Godsey, Methodist Theological School (Ohio) – Rethinking Ecofeminism and Religion: A Decological Perspective


You can find all abstracts and author information, as well as sign up for the event via our website. We are looking forward to seeing you on October 19th!

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