Nació en Santiago, en 1980. Actriz, dramaturga y directora, es egresada de la Escuela de Teatro de la Universidad de Chile. Se suman a estos, sus estudios de Puesta en Escena y Analisis de Texto cursados en el HB Studio en Nueva York, Estados Unidos. Como actriz ha participado en el elenco de Las Troyanas de Rodrigo Pérez, Fuera de foco, dirigida por Cristián Marambio, Esa, escrita por Alejandro Moreno y Ciudadanos dirigida por Alexis Moreno.
Sibel Irzık is currently teaching comparative literature in Sabancı University. She is the author of Deconstruction and the Politics of Criticism (Garland, 1990) and the co-editor of Relocating the Fault Lines: Turkey Beyond the East-West Divide (South Atlantic Quarterly, 2003). Among her other publications are “Istanbul: The Black Book,” in The Novel, ed. Franco Moretti, Princeton U. P., 2006; “Orhan Pamuk's Snow: Re-imagining the Boundaries between East and West, Art and Politics,” in Europe and Its Boundaries, eds.
Lecturer on gender issues and politics, International Affairs Department, Qatar University
Islah Jad is a lecturer on gender issues and politics, International Affairs Department, Qatar University. She is the former director of the Women's Studies Institute at Birzeit University.
Senior Lecturer, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
Fiona Jenkins is a senior lecturer in the School of Philosophy, RSSS, ANU. She teaches on contemporary French philosophy, on Nietzsche, on film, and on aspects of democratic theory. Following a DPhil at Oxford (with a thesis on Nietzsche, 'Becoming What We Are: On Realism, Revaluation and Self-Representation in Nietzsche's Philosophy') she spent two years teaching at Essex University, taking up a post-doc. at Sydney University in 1997 and moving to ANU in 2002. She has two children and is rediscovering the reasons for feminism.
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Brooklyn College
Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Assistant Professor of Musicology at Brooklyn College, has published articles on women in hip-hop, the 19th-century piano prodigy "Blind Tom" Wiggins, feminist pedagogy and other topics in American music. She has presented papers and lecture-recitals at numerous national and international conferences, including IASPM Rome and national meetings of the Society for American Music and the American Musicological Society. She received the Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History and Afroamerican Studies, and Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Martha S. Jones is Associate Professor of History and Afroamerican Studies, and Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Jones holds a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University (2001) and a J.D. from the CUNY School of Law (1987). She currently serves as a 2008 Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the National Constitution Center.
Assistant Professor, School of Theatre, Catholic University, Chile
Dr. María José Contreras is a performance artist and Professor in the Theater School at the Catholic University in Chile, as well as an actress and theatre director. Her creative work and her research focus on the relationship between the body, memory and performance. She has worked as a theatre director in both Chile and Europe.
Associate Professor, English, City University of New York
Kelly Baker Josephs, Associate Professor of English, specializes in World Anglophone Literature with an emphasis on Caribbean Literature. She teaches courses in Anglophone Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Literatures of the African Diaspora, and Gender Studies. Her book Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Insanity in Anglophone Caribbean Literature (U of Virginia P, 2013), considers the ubiquity of madmen and madwomen in Caribbean literature between 1959 and 1980.
Theater, Faculty of Arts, Pontificia Universidad de Chile, playwright
Andrés Kalawski studied acting and playwriting at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and received his Masters in Literature at Universidad de Chile. He is now working on his dissertation for a PhD in History, and is currently Associate Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Banu Karaca (Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, Graduate Center-CUNY) is a Visiting Scholar at Sabanci University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is currently completing a manuscript, which examines how divergent claims regarding the civic, political and economic impact of art are mediated in the art worlds of Berlin and Istanbul.
Senior Research Scholar, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University
Katrina Karkazis is an anthropologist and bioethicist at the Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University and a faculty affiliate in the Program for Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, also at Stanford.
Her recent work examines "gender verification" of elite female athletes. An article analyzing the latest policies was published in the American Journal of Bioethics.
Commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, New Scientist, and Discover.
English, University of Delaware
Stephanie Kerschbaum (B.A. The Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison) conducts research focused on diversity issues and the teaching of writing. She is an associate professor of English at the University of Delaware where she teaches writing, rhetoric, and composition theory in the University of Delaware Writing program and special topics courses. She is a Faculty Scholar affiliated with UD’s Center for the Study of Diversity. She also teaches undergraduate courses on diversity and higher education and teaches graduate seminars in composition theory and pedagogy.
Sameera Khan is a Mumbai-based independent journalist, writer, and researcher. A former assistant editor at The Times of India, she is currently a fellow at the TISS, PUKAR & Max Planck Institute Urban Aspirations Project.
Ynestra King is a feminist teacher, writer and oral historian. She is an ecofeminist theorist, and a founder of Women and Life on Earth and the feminist anti-militarist movement, as well as the Committee on Women, Population and Environment. Her current work is on disability narratives and body politics, focusing particularly on women and disability. She is also at work on a memoir tentatively entitled Falling. She was previously visiting Scholar at the Barnard Center for Research on Women.
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Stony Brook University, SUNY
Eva Feder Kittay is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University/SUNY. Among her most recent major publications are “On the Margins of Moral Personhood” (Ethics, October 2005) and Blackwell Studies in Feminist Philosophy (with Linda Alcoff, 2006) and Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy (with Licia Carlson, Blackwell 2010).
Nancy Kricorian is the author of the novels Zabelle, Dreams of Bread and Fire, and All The Light There Was, which is set in the Armenian community of Paris during World War II. She is a widely published poet and essayist, whose work has appeared in The Antioch Review, Parnassus, In These Times, The Minnesota Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and other journals.
Assistant Professor in the Department for Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
Mirjam Künkler (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Assistant Professor in the Department for Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, USA. She has published on religion-state relations and Islamic thought in 20th century Iran and Indonesia, and edited with Alfred Stepan, Indonesia, Islam and Democracy, Columbia University Press (2013), and with John Madeley and Shylashri Shankar, A Secular Age: Beyond the West, (2014).
Assistant Professor, Latin American Literature, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, Stony Brook University
Lena Burgos Lafuente (PhD NYU, 2011) is Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, Stony Brook University. She specializes in poetry, Latin American essay writing, sound studies, and transatlantic literary crossings in the first half of the twentieth century.
Professor of Anthropology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Researcher, the National Center of Research
Els Lagrou is a Professor of social and cultural anthropology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Graduate Program of Sociology and Anthropology) and Researcher of the National Center of Research (CNPq). Her research interests include Amerindian Ethnology, its ontological, social and aesthetic regimes, as well as the Anthropology of expressive and agentive forms. She is the author of A fluidez da forma: arte, alteridade e agência em uma sociedade amazônica (The fluidity of form: art, alterity and agency in an Amazonian society) (Topbooks, 2007), Artes indígenas no Brasil (Indigenous arts in Brazil) (ComArte, 2009) and of the Catalogue, a show she curated at the National Museum of the Brazilian Indian No caminho da miçanga, um mundo que se faz de contas (On the bath of glass beads, o world made of beads (UNESCO/FUNAI, 2016).
Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Marisol LeBrón is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. An interdisciplinary scholar working across American Studies and Latinx Studies, her research focuses on social inequality, policing, violence, and protest movements in Puerto Rico and its diaspora.
Professor, Spanish Language and Literature, Chairperson, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Loyola University Chicago
Bernardita Llanos M. is Professor of Spanish Language and Literature at Loyola University Chicago. She received her PhD in Hispanic and Luso-Brasilian Literatures and Linguistics from the University of Minnesota. In 1994 she published (Re)descubrimiento y (re)conquista de América en la ilustración española, which received a publication grant from the Program of Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and U.S. universities.
University of Oregon
Nadia Loan is a socio-cultural anthropologist whose research interests focus on Islam and modernity, gender, religion and media and textual traditions. She is currently teaching at the University of Oregon on modern Islam, gender in Muslim societies, and new media practices in South Asia. She received her PhD in anthropology from Columbia University in 2012.
Senior Lecturer in Law, Birkbeck Law, UK
Dr Elena Loizidou, BA (Keele) LLM, PhD (Lancaster), Senior Lecturer in Law, joined the School of Law, Birbeck in January 2000. Dr Loizidou is the Programme Director & Admissions Tutor for the FT LLB (UCAS). Dr Loizidou's research interests include anarchism and political theory, theories of gender and sexuality and law and culture. Dr Loizidou is currently working on a monograph on anarchist practices and theory.
María Eugenia Lorenzini nació en Talca. Sicóloga de profesión, desarrolló un importante trabajo como fotógrafa, formando parte de una generación que buscó retratar el rostro gris de Chile durante la dictadura militar. En esos años trabajó como reportera gráfica en el semanario Hoy y la revista Análisis, labor gracias a la cual reunió un importante archivo fotográfico que concentró en su libro Fragmento fotográfico, arte, narración y memoria. Chile 1980-1990.
Project Collaborator and Researcher, ESE:O
Amanda Lotspike graduated Phi Beta Kappa at the University of California, Davis with a B.A. in International Relations and Women and Gender Studies. With support from the U.S. State Department’s Gilman International Scholarship and the UC Davis President’s Fellowship, she carried out ethnographic research in Santiago, Chile in 2011, working to understand how community health promoters in popular sectors of Santiago push the ontological notions of the body within a neoliberal political economy. She is currently working as a Project Collaborator and Researcher for ESE:O.
R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania
Heather Love is R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Chair at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches courses in twentieth-century literature and culture, queer studies, disability studies, film, and critical theory. She is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (2007) and the editor of a special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies on the scholarship and legacy of Gayle Rubin ("Rethinking Sex").
Associate Professor of English, Penn State University
Janet Lyon co-developed the Disability Studies program at Penn State, and subsequently created the undergraduate minor in Disability Studies, which she currently directs. She has published widely on the literature and culture of modernism and is at work on a book linking the conceptual appearance of disability as concept with the coeval development of modernist aesthetics. She has delivered several invited talks on this subject, and recently published a portion of the project appeared in the flagship field journal Modernism/modernity: “On the Asylum Road with Woolf and Mew” (18.3