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What are the the overlaps between anti-feminist rhetoric and activism with fascism? What is feminist populism? What can we learn from the resistance to Poland's abortion ban in a post-Roe v Wade America? What does the rise of the anti-feminist movement mean for a country like Canada that is wedded to its image as a gender-equal country? Take a listen to find out!
Agnieszka Graff is an associate professor at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Her articles have appeared in Signs, East European Politics and Societies, Public Culture, European Journal of Women’s Studies as well as a number of collected volumes. She co-edited the Spring 2019 issue of Signs on Gender and the Rise of the Global Right. Graff is a feminist activist and public intellectual, regular contributor to liberal and left-wing media outlets and the author of four books of feminist essays in Polish, including World without Women and Mother and Feminist. She is a founding member of the Manifa movement, and an active participant of Polish Women’s Congress as well as the ongoing feminist protests.
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