Gender and Politics

Type: 
Lecture
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
103 Tiered
Category: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:30pm

The lecture will explore the relationship between gender and politics in the light of some insights from psychoanalytic and political theory.

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Joan Scott is Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ).  The thirtieth anniversary edition of her classic Gender and the Politics of History (1988) was published in the fall. Her latest books are Sex and Secularism (2017) and Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom (2018).