Public Lecture: Sylvanna Falcón

Feminists Reimagining Power, “Human” Rights, and the UN: Intersectionality and Cosmovisions

Associate Professor
Latin American and Latino Studies Department
University of California, Santa Cruz

Professor Falcón is the author of Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activists inside the United Nations and the co-editor of New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights. Her research investigates how activist engagements with human rights deepen the political significance of human rights today. Her work also explores how women activists from the Americas have expanded global level discussions about the conceptualization of racism and antiracism and how citizen subjects are creating a “human rights culture” in Peru.