Rethinking Ecofeminism: Creative Resistance and Environmental Justice

October 19, 2022 - October 20, 2022
University of Manchester

United Kingdom


  • British and Irish Postgraduate Philosophical Association (BIPPA)
  • British Philosophical Association (BPA)
  • Diversity Reading List

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Join us for the online seminar Rethinking Ecofeminism Creative Resistance & Environmental Justice aims to bring researchers from diverse academic traditions and differently situated lifeworlds in order to discuss questions related to ecofeminist futures. For this seminar series, we are interested in ecofeminist theory and praxis, its interconnections with other critical approaches, its relevance and potential for informing creative resistance as well as the pursuit of environmental and intersectional justice.

The seminar will run all day on October 19th from 11am- 6:30pm (BST)with 5 talks given by world-leading experts in ecofeminism, gender studies, feminist and queer ecologies, etc. 


11:10 - 12:15 Manisha Rao, University of Mumbai - "Reimagining Resistance: Understanding Ecofeminism in Utara Kannada District, Karnataka India" 

12:30 - 13:30 Christa Wichterich, University of Kassel - "In Defense of Life and Livelihoods: Ecofeminist perspectives on resisting violence against bodies, territories, and nature" 

14:45 - 15:45  Lori Gruen, Wesleyan - “Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Theory”  

16:15-17:15 Nicole Seymour, California State University - "Cis and Trans Ecologies: Genders for the Anthropocene"

17:30 -18:30 Elaine Nogueira-Godsey, Methodist Theological School (Ohio) - “Rethinking Ecofeminism and Religion: A Decological Perspective”

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October 18, 2022, 8:00pm BST

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