Transnational Black Feminism & the Pursuit of Peace
Featuring K. Melchor Quick Hall, Resident Scholar, Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University
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In this interactive lecture, Hall aims to explore what a Transnational Black Feminist (TBF) framework has to offer peace studies. She will guide audience members in a discussion about the TBF guiding principles of intersectionality, scholar-activism, solidarity, attention to borders/boundaries, and radically transparent positionality.
K. Melchor Quick Hall (she/her/hers) is the author of Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework: Writing in Darkness and the co-editor, with Gwyn Kirk, of Mapping Gendered Ecologies: Engaging with and beyond Ecowomanism and Ecofeminism. She is a popular educator who works with students of all ages, and holds degrees from Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.), Temple University (M.S., Computer and Information Sciences) and American University (M.A., International Communication; Ph.D., International Relations). Currently, she is teaching mathematics to middle and high school students in Boston. Hall is also the Interim Executive Director of African American Education & Research Organization (AAERO) and Melchor-Quick Meeting House (MQMH), both organizations founded by her mother, as well as a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center.