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Carol-Lynne D'Arcangelis

Science Building, SN4077
Department of Gender Studies
Memorial University
JohnÕs, NL A1C 5S7

phone: 709.864.2007
email: carollynneda@mun.ca

Academics

BA Government (Harvard); MA Education (Toronto), PhD Education Ð ABD (Toronto)

Areas for Student Research Supervision

  • Indigenous feminisms, and Indigenous social and political thought
  • De-, anti- and post-colonial feminisms (including critiques of modernity)
  • Settler colonial theory
  • History of and contemporary IndigenousÑnon-Indigenous relations
  • Contemporary social movements Ð feminist, anti-colonial, anti/alter-globalization
  • Affect theory (especially public affect theory)

Examples of Recent Courses Taught

  • GNDR 3005: Feminist Texts, Theories and Histories (Fall 2013
  • GNDR 6000: Graduate Seminar in Feminist Theory (Fall 2013)
  • GNDR 4000: Contemporary Feminist Issues (Winter 2014)
  • GNDR 2005: Identities and Difference (Winter 2014)

Bio

Carol-Lynne D'Arcangelis does research in the areas of Indigenous - non-Indigenous relationships, with a focus on the tensions and possibilities for non-colonizing solidarity between Indigenous women and non-Indigenous women across Turtle Island (North America). Her work is interdisciplinary, drawing on a wide range of literatures including Indigenous feminisms, critical race theory (and critical whiteness studies), settler and post-colonial studies, and increasingly, cultural studies and theories of (public) affect. More specifically, she is interested in exploring the ways in which modernity/modern subjectivity (often referred to in shorthand as liberal individualism) can be said to retain a grip on social/power relations within and across social groupings. Her work has a distinct auto-ethnographic component in the way in which it reflects (and reflects upon) her activism as a white feminist ally to raise awareness about the missing and murdered Indigenous women across Canada. Prior to joining the academy, Carol-Lynne lived and worked extensively in Central America in the areas of social justice and human rights.

Publications

Refereed Articles

D'Arcangelis, C. L. (2013) Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization or Decolonizing Native Histories [Book review], AlterNative, 9(1), 105-107.

D'Arcangelis, C. L. (2010). Exploring Indigenous feminist relational sovereignty. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, 34(2), 127-138.

D'Arcangelis, C. L. (2002). Mayan women and the Foro as a political collective: The case of the Guatemalan National Women's Forum, Canadian Woman Studies, 22(2), 126-132.

Refereed Book Chapters

D'Arcangelis, C. L., with Huntley, A. (2012). No More Silence: Towards a pedagogy of feminist decolonizing solidarity. In S. Walters, & L. Manicom (Eds.), Feminist Popular Education in Transnational Debates: Building Pedagogies of Possibility.Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Reports

Huntley, A., with D'Arcangelis, C. L. (2012). No More Silence in South Africa, Muskrat Magazine, Issue 3. http://www.muskratmagazine.com/issue3/muskrat-warriors/no-more-silence-in-south-africa/

D'Arcangelis, C. L. (1998). Mapeo sobre el Proceso del Foro Nacional de la Mujer. Guatemala: United Nations Mission in Guatemala (MINUGUA).

D'Arcangelis, C. L. (1994). Women and political culture. In J. Spence (Ed.), El Salvador's Elections of the Century: Results, Recommendations, Analysis. Washington, DC: Hemisphere Initiatives.

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