„Slow E-Conference“: Sites of Feminist Memory: Remembering Suffrage in Europe and the United States of America, 07.05.-11.06.2021, virtual space

Aix-Marseille Initiative d’Excellence (A*MIDEX) (Web)
Time: 07.05.-11.06.2021
Venue: virtual space, via Marseille
Registration by: 05.05.2021
Conception of the event

Phase 1: 7 May-7 June 2021: Attendees are invited to read, listen and watch the papers and post comments & questions for speakers in the comments section of each panel (Web).
Phase 2: 8-11 June 2021: Speakers will answer those comments and questions in a series of live Zoom sessions (Web).
Keynote: 08.06.2021

  • Sharon Crozier-De Rosa (Univ. of Wollongong): “Dead Women Can’t Vote“: Contesting Consent when (Mis)Remembering Suffragists

Panels: 08.-11.06.2021

Making feminist memory: the politics of remembering suffrage

  • Mariah Gruner (Boston Univ.): Folded into the Archive: racialized textile labors and the work of suffrage remembrance
  • Lisa M Tetrault (Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania): Susan B. Anthony down the racist rabbit hole: a journey into the bizarre
  • Liviana Gazzetta (Independent Scholar): Une saison de mémoire du premier féminisme italien (1869-1882): hétérogenèse du message
  • Mariana Ripoll-Fonollar (Univ. of the Balearic Islands): Romance as historiography: at the crossroads of commemoration and commodification

Hegemonic memorial practices: sites of suffrage memory at/in/and the centre

  • Veronica Wilson (Univ. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown): The memorial reinvention of Susan Lawrence Dana
  • Claire Delahaye (Univ. Gustave Eiffel): ‘A museum and a laboratory of feminism’: The National Woman’s Party Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

  • Seda Arikan (Firat Univ., Turkey) & Omer Erkut Bulut (King’s College, London): A feminist site that is ruined and polished: Halide Edib Adivar and her disputed bust in Turkish history
  • Günül Bakay (Bahçecehir Univ. Istanbul): How a life of devotion and service is remembered in Turkey: the case of Florence Nightingale

Counter-hegemonic memorial practices: creating alternative sites of suffrage memory to resist erasure

  • Nicole Cadène (Aix-Marseille Univ.): Pas de statue pour Hubertine
  • Angela Shpolgerg (Brandeis Univ.): Memorializing Emma Goldman
  • Clara Vlessing (Utrecht Univ.): Context upheld: the digital and local premeditations of a Sylvia Pankhurst Mural
  • Ana Maria Alves & Cláudia Martins (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal): Women’s vindication in Portugal: Carolina Beatriz Ângelo a pioneer in surgery and in voting
  • Mohamed Lamine Mariko (Aix-Marseille Univ.): Identifying and legitimizing feminist sites of memory: the case of Anna Julia Cooper

Remembering to fight: Mobilising suffrage memory in mass movement politics

  • Einav Rabinovitch-Fox (Case Western Reserve Univ.) : The body as a site of memory: the uses and legacy of suffrage fashion
  • Barbara Winslow (Brooklyn College/CUNY) Shirley Chisholm and the Legacy of African American Suffrage and Citizenship Engagement

If you wish to attend the conference, please send an email to feministmemory@gmail.com by 5 May 2021. The link to the conference website will be sent out on 6 May 2021.
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