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2021-22 will + WGSS Speaker Series

Harsha Walia

Abolish Border Imperialism: Global Migration, Capitalism, and Racist Nationalism
Tuesday, September 14, 4:30 pm EST
Via Zoom

Harsha Walia will offer a global account of the migration crisis and the function of borders across political, social, cultural, and economic systems. She will analyze immigrant rights movements within a transnational framework of capitalism, labor exploitation, settler colonialism, state building, and racialized empire. A South Asian activist and educator, Walia is the award-winning author of Undoing Border Imperialism and Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism.

Rinku Sen

Racial Justice + Climate Justice
Tuesday, March 22, 7 pm
Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
Westhampton/will/WGSS Womxn's History Month Speaker

Rinku Sen will share her vision of how to face and address our intertwined ecological and social justice crises, and how to do so without losing our minds, our friends...or our fights. An Indian-American author, activist, and political strategist, Sen is currently executive director of the Narrative Initiative and co-president of the national Women's March. A leading figure on racial, social, and gender equity, she brings an innovative approach to addressing these complex issues through research, media, and practice.

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