In the Spring of 2005 the Women's Studies department at Utrecht University and the Graduate Gender Programme conjointly organise a series of lectures entitled DOING GENDER.
This title is slightly provocative in that it stresses the importance of doing gender work an active involvement in the practice of gender theory and research that goes beyond postmodernist deconstruction. It also supports a more hands-on approach to gender issues in the sense of social and political engagement: let's do gender as resistance, so as not be 'undone' by the new forms of gender inequalities that are taking shape in the world today! Last but not least the lecture series wants to give space to the new generations of gender theorists and practitioners and to perspectives that innovate the field and do gender in new ways.
An international group of acclaimed scholars and a documentary maker enter the stage. Central to this lecture series is providing an innovative feminist perspective on contemporary issues. Key is the notion of doing gender: what is de state of the art definition of gender? How do contemporary scholars utilise this definition?
For more content information please contact Iris van der Tuin: Iris.vanderTuin@let.uu.nl
Registration and information:
The lecture series is free of charge. Registration is not compulsory, but highly appreciated: email@example.com or 030-253 6001.