Sunday, 09 January
709. Rethinking Feminisms in Eastern Europe
8:30–9:45 a.m., 303A, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Romanian Studies Association of America
Presiding: Noemi Marin, Florida Atlantic Univ.
Speakers: Catalina Florina Florescu, Hoboken, NJ; Ioana Luca, National Taiwan Normal Univ.; Ileana Alexandra Orlich, Arizona State Univ.; Anca E. Parvulescu, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Respondent: Roxana Galusca, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
This panel focuses on the role of women as public voices and political or cultural leaders, offering a much needed intersection of scholarship pertinent to the specific roles women play in communist and postcommunist societies in transition. The panel offers an overview that examines women and public spheres of societies in transition from communism, focusing mainly on southeastern Europe.
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