Karma Chavez, 'Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities'

This is an audio recording of a lecture given by Dr Karma Chavez in the Kent Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, University of Kent on 17 June 2013. A podcast of the lecture can also be found on the Decolonizing Sexualities Network website at http://www.decolonizingsexualities.org/karma-chavez-lecture/

Karma Chavez is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Arts and in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. She is co-editor of Standing in the Intersection: Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices (SUNY Press, 2012), editor of a special issue of the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication on 'Queer Intercultural Communication' (2013, vol 6. no. 2), and author of several articles on feminism, queer theory and politics, migration, and social movements. Her book, titled Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities, will be out with University of Illinois Press in the fall of 2013.