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Feminist Critique

On May 9th our new Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths had its inaugural conference on Sexism. It was an intense and difficult day, as you would expect: to talk about difficult experiences means allowing difficulty to enter the room; … Continue reading

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Problems with Names

In a couple of weeks our new Centre for Feminist Research will have our first conference, which is on Sexism. Our tagline is “sexism: a problem with a name.” You can probably hear the reference to Betty Friedan’s description of … Continue reading

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Dated Feminists

In a relatively short period of time I came across a number of references to my work as “dated” and I was twice described as a “1980s feminist.” Almost all of these references were in anonymous reader reports on written … Continue reading

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Living the consequences

  I hope this year to begin working on my book Living a Feminist Life in (relative) earnest. Feminism is where I deposit so much of my own hope and energy, and it will be interesting to reflect on this depositing … Continue reading

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Critical Racism/Critical Sexism

Some notes on criticality (please note these are notes!). It was wonderful to launch our new Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths last week. .We had such a lively and energetic discussion of some of the problems we come up … Continue reading

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Feminism is Sensational

Feminism is sensational. This is the first sentence of a lecture I am due to give at a conference in Paris tomorrow on “Willfulness and Feminist Subjectivity.” I want to think more of the many ways in which this sentence … Continue reading

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