LERMA. Projet HORIZON Les spectres du féminisme (phase 2)

Slow e-conference: Sites of Feminist Memory – Remembering Women’s Suffrage in Europe and the United States of America.
Organisateurs : équipe Horizon (Claire SORIN, Marc CALVINI-LEFEBVRE, Nicolas BOILEAU) assistée de Julie AGU (masterante stagiaire).
Phase 1: 7 May – 7 June 2021
Phase 2: 8-11 June 2021

This is a slow e-conference: in phase 1, attendees are invited to read, listen and watch the papers listed below and post comments & questions for speakers in the comments section of each panel. In phase 2, speakers will answer those comments and questions in a series of live Zoom sessions (times and dates for these can be found below).

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa (University of Wollongong): “‘Dead Women Can’t Vote’: Contesting Consent when (Mis)Remembering Suffragists”
Live on Zoom on Tuesday June 8th, 2021 – 9.00-10.00 A.M Paris time

Making feminist memory: the politics of remembering suffrage

Part 1: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
4.00-5.00 P.M Paris time
Chair: Marc Calvini-Lefebvre
Mariah Gruner (Boston University): “Folded into the Archive: racialized textile labors and the work of suffrage remembrance”
Lisa M Tetrault (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania): “Susan B. Anthony down the racist rabbit hole: a journey into the bizarre”

Part 2: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
3.00-4.00 P.M Paris time
Chair: Nicolas Boileau
Liviana Gazzetta (Independent Scholar): “Une saison de mémoire du premier féminisme italien (1869-1882) : hétérogénèse du message”
Mariana Ripoll-Fonollar (University 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

Part 1: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
4.30-5.30 P.M Paris time
Chair: Nicolas Boileau
Veronica Wilson (University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown): “The memorial reinvention of Susan Lawrence Dana”
Claire Delahaye (Université Gustave Eiffel): “‘A museum and a laboratory of feminism’: The National Woman’s Party Headquarters in Washington, D.C.”

Part 2: Thursday, June 10, 2021
3.00-4.00 P.M Paris time
Chair: Anne Légier
Seda Arikan (Fırat University, 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 (Bahçeşehir University İstanbul): “Sites of Feminist Memory: Florence Nightingale in Turkey”

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

Part 1: Thursday June 10, 2021
4.30-6.00 P.M Paris time
Chair: Anne Légier
Angela Shpolgerg (Brandeis University): “Memorializing Emma Goldman”
Clara Vlessing (Utrecht University): “Context upheld: the digital and local premeditations of a Sylvia Pankhurst Mural”

Part 2: Friday June 11, 2021
3.00-4.00 P.M Paris time
Chair: Claire Sorin
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”
Nicole Cadène (Aix-Marseille Université) : « Pas de statue pour Hubertine »

Remembering to fight: Mobilising suffrage memory in mass movement politics
Friday June 11, 2021

4.30-5.30 P.M Paris time
Chair: Claire Sorin
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox (Case Western Reserve University) : “The body as a site of memory: the uses and legacy of suffrage fashion”
Barbara Winslow (Brooklyn College/CUNY) “On the Shirley Chisholm Trail: the Legacy of Suffrage and Citizenship Engagement”

If you wish to attend the conference, please email feministmemory@gmail.com