Dina Omar

Dina Omar is a Lecturer at UC Berkeley and a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at Yale University with joint certification in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. She was a student and teacher for June Jordan's Poetry for the People Program and is currently an active member in the Palestinian Feminist Collective, Omar's academic work draws upon third world feminist frameworks to examine the politics of mental health under conditions of extreme violence and surveillance in the context of the United States, Israel, and Palestine.
Dina Omar


Global South Feminist Visions Toward Belonging
This session will survey feminist thought and movements from the perspectives of marginalized geographies and people of the Global South, including multiple entries of praxes to challenge the persistent exclusion of Global South feminist voices. The panel will interrogate national and transnational efforts for women’s rights and gender equity, liberation, planetary health, and belonging to help us imagine a worldmaking that brings into conversation Global South feminist thought, leadership, struggles, and practical applications. Global conversations on women's rights and gender equity often...