Black Feminist Methodologies Discussion Group

This week, we will critically analyse Black Feminist Methodologies, discussing epistemology, womanism, and global social justice.

We ask attendees to consider the main readings. Anyone wishing to expand their understanding is welcome to consider further readings. Regardless of how much you engage with these chosen readings, we invite anyone interested to attend the discussion group.

Main Readings
Chapter 11: “Black Feminist Epistemology” (OR pages 281 – 290)
Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought (London: Routledge Classics, 2009).
Chapter 2: “Writing against the grain: towards a womanist methodology” (OR pages 33 – 43)
Julia Sudbury, ’Other Kinds of Dreams’: Black Women’s Organisations and the Politics of Transformation (Oxford: Routledge, 1998)

Further Readings
Chris Sheehy, ‘Black feminist methods of activism are the tool for global social justice and peace’, Critical Social Policy 40:2 (2020), pp. 234 – 257.
Helma Lutz, ‘Intersectionality as Method’, DiGeSt: Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies 2:1-2 (2015), pp. 39- 44.

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