Monday 18 May | 6.30-8pm | Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Raewyn Connell is Professor Emerita at the University of Sydney, and one of Australia's leading social scientists. Her most recent books are Southern Theory (2007), about social thought beyond the global metropole; Confronting Equality (2011), about social science and politics; and Gender: In World Perspective (3rd edn, with Rebecca Pearse, 2015). Her other books include Masculinities, Schools & Social Justice, Ruling Class Ruling Culture, Gender & Power, and Making the Difference. Her work has been translated into eighteen languages. She has taught at universities in Australia, Canada and the USA, in departments of sociology, political science, and education, and is a long-term participant in the labour movement and peace movement. Details can be found at her website www.raewynconnell.net.
Hosted in association with Feminist Theory as their annual public lecture. Feminist Theory is an international peer reviewed journal that provides a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminism.