Feminist Readings 2:
Theory, practice and politics of reading today
15 – 16 April 2016,
University of Leeds. UK
Confirmed Keynotes Speakers:
Professor Anne E. Berger, University of Paris 8
Professor Tuija Pulkkinen, University of Helsinki
A symposium to be held at the School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds.
This two-day symposium poses the question of reading with feminist theory, art and politics. It turns to reading and re-reading not only as a critical and scholarly activity but also as a key aspect of feminist political and artistic interventions. Reading is understood not only as a critical approach that engages with a close study of a rich and diverse landscape of feminist thought but also as a creatively engaging process with its complexities, affinities, contradictions and differences.
The symposium follows a feminist tradition in which reading is a political act, most recently endorsed…
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