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Carrie Smith, “Digital Feminist Futures: Creative Resistance, Art Activism, & the Affects of Political Practice”
October 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Carrie Smith-Prei’s research examines how the digital restructures cultures of feminism, including creative materializations & world-making practices. It asks after the future of feminist craft & activism in the digital sphere & the meaning (and limits) of global feminist solidarity, intersectional community-building, & transnational collaboration in developing just futures on & offline.
Smith-Prei Associate Professor of of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta.
The Center for Cultural Studies hosts a weekly Wednesday colloquium featuring work by faculty and visitors. The sessions consist of a 40-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We gather at noon, with presentations beginning at 12:15 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches; the Center provides coffee, tea, and cookies.
All Center for Cultural Studies events are free and open to the public. Staff assistance is provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.