Por las Buenas y por las Malas: Las Mujeres en la Globalización

El 5 de julio de 2011, Jules Falquet presentó una ponencia sobre los roles de las mujeres en la globalización en el Centro Hemisférico como parte del curso “Diálogos Hemisféricos”. Jules es una activista lesbiana feminista, doctora en Sociología por el Instituto de Altos Estudios sobre América Latina de la Universidad de la Sorbona e investigadora y docente en la Universidad de París VII, Francia. Estudia desde hace 20 años los movimientos sociales y las resistencias a la globalización neoliberal de los movimientos de mujeres, feministas, lesbianas, campesinas e indígenas en América Latina y el Caribe. Durante su ponencia, Falquet les dio un lugar destacado las críticas y reflexiones de un conjunto de movimientos sociales que resisten a la globalización en America Latina y el Caribe (mujeres, feministas , indígenas y rurales) y mostró cómo el feminismo es una de las herramientas teóricas mas subversivas y una de las luchas más prometedoras para transformar este mundo.

 

On July 5, 2011, Jules Falquet presented a lecture on women’s roles in globalization in Centro Hemisférico as part of the “Hemispheric Dialogues” course that took place in Chiapas that summer. Jules is a lesbian, feminist activist who received her doctorate in sociology from the Institute of Advanced Latin American Studies at the University of the Sorbonne and is a professor at the VII University of Paris, France. She has spent the last 20 years studying social movements and resistance to neoliberal globalization as manifested in movements of women, feminists, lesbians, farmers, and indigenous peoples in Latin American and the Caribbean. During her lecture, Falquet gave ample space to criticisms and reflections regarding various social movements in resistance to globalization in Latin America and the Caribbean (women, feminists, indigenous peoples, and rural peoples) and demonstrated how feminism is one of the most subversive theoretical tools and one of the most promising social struggles in regard to transforming the world.

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Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.