The Personal Is Theoretical: Feminist Theories

Friday, 26 October 2018, 7 pm, diffrakt | centre for theoretical periphery

1st meeting 

In our first open meeting, we will discuss expectations, ideas, and needswho are we, what would we like to read, how (much) would we like to read, with whom would we like to read, how often would we like to meet? You are invited to come, bring your ideas & books! 

For now, the group is open for everyone but cis men. Also, for the time being, we will read and discuss in English. (WHY?)

Who are we?

Born out of a semi-private feminist reading group initiated in a Berlin living room in the fall of 2017, we are now trying to read together, connect, exchange, support each other, and discuss feminist theories in a more open format. Inspired by Sara Ahmed’s claim that “the personal is theoretical”, the aim of this reading group is to engage with what is called “feminist theory” and perhaps contest, rethink, reformulate or reaffirm what’s considered “feminist” and “theory”.