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Flowers in the Blood: Paradoxes of Sexual Violence|

Tuesday 17 March | 6-7.30pm | Graham Wallas Room, Old Building

Professor Marysia Zalewski will be a Visiting Professor at the Gender Institute for the academic year 2014-2015. In 2013 she was presented with an Eminent Scholar Award by the International Studies Association for international research excellence. She is Professor in the School of Social Science at the University of Aberdeen and her areas of expertise are feminist and poststructural international relations theory.

chair: Amanda Conroy

David L. Eng

Reparations and the Human|

Tuesday 5 May | 6.30-8pm | Venue TBA

David L. Eng is Richard L. Fisher Professor of English at The University of Pennsylvania. His areas of specialization include American literature, Asian American studies, Asian diaspora, psychoanalysis, critical race theory, queer studies, gender studies, and visual culture.


Decolonizing gender|

Monday 18 May | 6.30-8pm | Venue TBA

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.