Anti-Racist Feminist Organizing in a Transnational World: Chandra Talpade Mohanty

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the journal Gender, Work & Organization

This three-part speaker series will focus on various ways anti-racist feminist methods of organizing are taking shape in an increasingly connected, transnational world. Prof. Tami Navarro (March 25, 2021), Prof. Laura Briggs (April 1, 2021), and Prof. Chandra Talpade Mohanty (May 6, 2021), will speak about various ways their work and research highlights shared struggles but also distinct ways anti-racist feminist practices can be deployed in different societies, organizations, and contexts towards gender and racial justice. 

Please join us on May 6, 2021, for a series presentation by Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Distinguished Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Dean’s Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Prof. Chandra Talpade Mohanty will speak about transnational feminism as a method to address globally connected systems of patriarchy, oppression, and racisms. 

Free & open to the public. Please register to attend

A CSREA Faculty Grant Event organized by Banu Ozkazanc-Pan, Professor of Practice at the School of Engineering and Academic Director of the IE Brown Executive MBA program, Brown University. Co-sponsored by the journal Gender, Work & Organization.


Speaker Bio

Chandra Talpade Mohanty is Distinguished Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Dean’s Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Her work focuses on transnational feminist theory, anti-capitalist feminist praxis, anti-racist education, and the politics of knowledge. She is author of Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (Duke University Press, 2003), and co-editor of Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism (Indiana University Press, 1991), Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (Routledge, 1997), Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism, (Zed Press, 2008), The Sage Handbook on Identities (Sage Publications, 2010), and Feminist Freedom Warriors (Haymarket Books, 2018). She co-curates with Linda Carty the Feminist Freedom Warriors digital video archive..

Mohanty was a member of the Indigenous and Feminist of Color Solidarity delegation to Palestine in 2011, and has served as a consultant/evaluator for the Association of American Colleges & Universities, the Ford Foundation, and UN Women. She serves on the advisory boards of multiple journals and on the International Advisory Boards of GEMMA (European M.A. in WGS), the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR), at Uppsala University, Sweden, the Center for Intersectional Justice, and the Center for Feminist Foreign Policy, Berlin, Germany, the Project on Armed Conflict Resolution and People’s Rights, India. Ms. Mohanty is a steering committee member of the Municipal Services Project, a transnational research and advocacy group focused on alternatives to privatization in the Global South, and a founding member of the Democratizing Knowledge Collective.