The Centre for Comparative Literature presents Silvia Federici University of Toronto 2018-19 Northrop Frye Professor
Lecture Title: “Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons”
PUBLIC LECTURE 4-6 pm, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Victoria College Chapel 91 Charles Street West, Toronto
… Silvia Federici is a feminist activist, writer, and teacher. She was one of the co-founders of the International Feminist Collective, which launched the Wages For Housework campaign. In the 1990s, following teaching and research in Nigeria, she became active in the anti-globalization movement. Federici has taught international studies, women studies, and political philosophy courses at Hofstra University. Her books and essays treat philosophy and feminist theory, women’s history, education and culture, as well as the struggle against capitalist globalization.