Prepare for Theme 2

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Please prepare for Theme Two and your part in this dialogue by reading Alison, Trina, Ranu, Jennifer and Margaret’s fabulous journal article: For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University

Mountz, A., Bonds, A., Mansfield, B., Loyd, J., Hyndman, J., Walton-Roberts, M., Basu, R., Whitson, R., Hawkins, R., Hamilton, T., & Curran, W. (2015). For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 14(4), 1235-1259. Retrieved from https://www.acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/article/view/1058

The second theme Building caring communities encourages us to consider how we might change our work situations and workplaces to support an ethic of care and caring.

Our Theme Two speakers Alison, Trina, Ranu, Jennifer and Margaret invite us to employ a feminist ethics of care so that we can challenge the isolating and competing conditions of the neoliberal university. Alison, Trina, Ranu, Jennifer and Margaret offer their stories and propose collective forms of resistance underpinned by strategies for Slow Scholarship.

You can support your reflection and preparation by reading the conference theme focus. What words resonate? What is the invitation or provocation? Get to know the presenters for this session by looking at their bios. Read the webinar titles and descriptions of the sessions planned for this theme.

As you listen, engage in inspirational journaling and documentation of what matters to you. What meaning are you making? What ideas or questions are rising for you? What questions would you like to ask? What action would you like to take?

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