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What is Feminist Research: Leslie Quintanilla and Jennifer Mogannam

August 02, 2018

Indigeneity, settler colonialism, and borders are central frames for the feminist research of Ethnic Studies doctoral candidates Leslie Quinatanilla and Jennifer Mogannam.  Quintanilla’s research on the U.S.-Mexico border is in conversation with women of color feminism.  Mogannam examines what is happening in Palestine through a framework of settler colonialism.

Leslie Quintanilla and Jennifer Mogannam are PhD Candidates in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego.

What is Feminist Research: Quimera Rosa

June 21, 2018

Quimera Rosa’s approach to feminist research emphasizes a transversality and embodiment that challenge fixed notions of identity, scientific objectivity, and epistemic universality.  They use art as a medium with which to build collaborative relations between feminist arts and science.  Locating a foundational dualism of Western thinking in the constructed boundary between nature and culture, Quimera Rosa works to deconstruct this normative dualism through the notion of the cyborg.