Please Note: This event has been rescheduled for December 5th!
WHAT’S THE POINT OF GENDER STUDIES?
Global Perspectives and Challenges
Former Director of the Gender Institute at LSE
RESCHEDULED for Monday, December 5th, 2011.
6:00pm until 8:00pm
Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein
275 Battery Street, 29th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Space is limited. Kindly respond by phone to 646-442-2895 or on-line by clicking here
About the talk:
In 2010 the Gender Institute became a department at LSE, reflecting its rapid growth over the previous decade and the increased recognition of the field within the social sciences and beyond. In this talk, Clare will use her experiences as Director of the Institute to demonstrate why gender studies matters, its significance globally for all fields of study and the particular challenges the field faces in today’s economic, social and political climate.
About Dr Clare Hemmings
Clare Hemmings is Reader in Feminist Theory, and has been working at LSE's Gender Institute for 12 years. She is a leading figure in transnational gender and sexuality studies, and has published widely in the field. Her most recent book, Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory, explores the interface between feminist narratives and broader social meanings of gender. She is currently in San Francisco beginning a new research project on feminist ambivalence.
Click here for a flyer on Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory.