Feminist engagement in the classroom

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Since first coming to the University of Minnesota in 1989 as a Ph.D. student in Geography and a fellow in the MacArthur Program for Peace and International Cooperation (now ICGC), Richa Nagar has been committed to fostering anti-disciplinary feminist engagement in the classroom. Working in and across multiple departments in the humanities, arts, and the social sciences, as well as in the context of people's movements, Nagar has created many co-taught undergraduate courses and provided opportunities for her students to collaborate across global platforms with artists and activists. She has illuminated how collaborative learning can foster a more equitable and just world, and the ways in which it demands a continuous unlearning and relearning of stories and struggles that co-constitute the politics of the global and the intimate.