QDFCT Lecture series | "HERstories: What happened to Marielle Franco?"
von 16:00 bis 18:00
|Wo||Philosophikum II, Building E, R. 207|
Katucha Bento (The University of Leeds)
The lecture series “Queer and Feminist Approaches in the Study of Coloniality and Racism” organized by the Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations (QDFCT) continues this semester with three more presentations. With the support of Frauen- und Gleichstellungsbeauftragte of JLU and the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Katucha Bento (the University of Leeds) will hold the first lecture of the series, "HERstories: What happened to Marielle Franco?" on the 5th of December in E207, Philosophikum II.
Katucha Bento studied her BA in Sociology and Politics at the Foundation School of Sociology and Politics of Sao Paulo (FESPSP, Brazil) with a partial grant from a project called Políticas da Cor (Politics of Colour) funded by Ford Foundation. Before her MA she was involved in Educational projects, activism and teaching. Her MA programme was in Sociological Research at the University of Barcelona (UB, Catalonia). During this time, she worked as researcher in two projects: one about migration flow in six different coutries in Europe, the other with Transgender Women in Spain analysing the public Heath Care during their transition. Her MA research was on the construction of white lesbian desire challenging paradigms of whiteness and the possibilities of activism in the LGBTQI community. She is currently finishing her PhD on how the (post)colonial British setting affects Black Brazilian Women diasporic experiences. She is a visiting researcher at Leeds Beckett University, in the Centre for Race, Education and Decoloniality (CRED) and associated in QDFCT at the Justus-Liebig-Universitat in Giessen.
***The location of this event has been changed to E207, Phil II***