51th Annual NeMLA Convention (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

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Ruth Z. Yuste-Alonso will be actively participating at the 51th Annual NeMLA National Convention, which will be held from Thursday, March 5th to Sunday, March 8th, 2020, at the Marriot Copley hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


She will be co-chairing with Cuban filmmaker Lázaro J. González a double panel on film titled "Genre Trouble: Interrogating the Gaze Through Film Genre" (3/5 and 3/6), and with Associate Director of UConn's Humanities House Thomas Briggs a roundtable on critical pedagogies titled "Transformative Pedagogy: From Conformity to Critical Thinking in the College Classroom" (3/5).


On Saturday, March 7th, she will also be presenting at the roundtable "Ages and Stages: Women in the Academy, Revisited," organized by Prof. Terry Novak from Johnson and Wales University. Her paper titled "Feminist Praxis for the Soul: Navigating Academia in Uncertain Times" engages in a self-reflexive analysis where she shares how her feminist praxis informs her personal and professional experience as an international graduate assistant at the University of Connecticut and provides her with the tools to navigate her daily life inside and outside academia in today's divisive political climate.


For further information on this event, please check the program.


[ESPAÑOL]


Ruth Z. Yuste-Alonso participará en la 51ª Conferencia Anual de North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA), que se celebrará del jueves 5 al domingo 8 de marzo de 2020 en el hotel Marriot Copley en Boston, Massachusetts, Estados Unidos.


Nuestra compañera co-organizará, junto al cineasta cubano Lázaro J. González, un panel doble sobre cine titulado "Genre Trouble: Interrogating the Gaze Through Film Genre" (5/3 y 6/3). Asimismo, co-organizará en colaboración con Thomas Briggs, Director Asociado de Humanities House de UConn, una mesa redonda sobre pedagogías críticas titulada "Transformative Pedagogy: From Conformity to Critical Thinking in the College Classroom" (5/3).


Además, el sábado 7 de marzo, presentará en la mesa redonda "Ages and Stages: Women in the Academy, Revisited," organizada por la profesora Terry Novak de Johnson and Wales University. Su ponencia titulada "Feminist Praxis for the Soul: Navigating Academia in Uncertain Times" ofrece una auto-reflexión sobre cómo su práctica feminista define su experiencia personal y profesional en tanto que estudiante graduada internacional en la Universidad de Connecticut y le brinda las herramientas para navegar su vida cotidiana dentro y fuera del mundo académico en medio del conflictivo clima político actual.


Para más información sobre este evento, consulta el programa del evento (en inglés).





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