Silvia Federici: The unfinished feminist Revolution
January 9, 2020 at 6 p.m. | Ceremonial Hall 2, WU Campus (Building LLC)
The unfinished Feminist revolution: Influence of the global economy on housework
Keynote speaker: Silvia Federici
Discussion: Alyssa Schneebaum
Silvia Federici is an Italian-American scholar, teacher, and activist from the autonomist feminist Marxist tradition. She is a professor emerita and Teaching Fellow at Hofstra University, where she was a social science professor.
She was a founder of the International Network for Wages for Housework. During the ‘80s she lived and taught in Nigeria, where she also worked with women’s organizations and against the politics of structural adjustment that were then being tested throughout Africa