Bodies, Art, and Protest: Puerto Rican Feminists' Disruptive Performances

Event Start Date: April 05, 2022 12:00 PM
Event End Date: April 05, 2022 1:30 PM


Bodies, Art, and Protest: Puerto Rican Feminists' Disruptive Performances
Dr. Noralis Rodríguez Coss
April 5, 2022, 12:00 pm
by Zoom

This event is free and open to the public. This event is part of The Power of Play: Bodies, Justice & Technology Series, which invites participants to take seriously the possibilities of play through body utilization and technology. Co-Sponsored by: UF Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women's Studies Research, UF Center for Latin American Studies.

About the speaker:

Dr. Noralis Rodríguez Coss is a Puerto Rican feminist scholar, activist, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, United States.  She was born and raised in Puerto Rico for her first 25 years until she moved to the United States to pursue graduate studies. Noralis earned an MA in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University and a Ph.D. in Feminist Studies from the University of Washington. She is a co-founder of the Island Feminisms Project. Noralis’ interdisciplinary scholarship focuses on issues concerning gender violence; social constructions of gender and islands; feminist activism and public protests; and global perspectives on gender and transnational feminism.

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