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Gender, Culture & Society Seminars @ UL Spring 2012

Posted on March 20, 2012 by Administrator

Thursday February 16

Professor Anoop Nayak
School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University
Title: Youth, Masculinities and Social Class
Time: 5-6pm
Venue: Millstream Common Room
(in conjunction with Critical Perspectives on Youth, Community, & Social Regeneration Seminars)

Tuesday February 21

Thamar Melanie Heijstra
Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology University of Iceland
Title: “Because she is a woman”. Gender Inequalities in the rank of full professor
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: F1030

Thursday March 1

Professor Jackie Stacey
Director Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts, University of Manchester
Title: ‘Feminism and the Cultural Politics of Thatcher’s Legacy’
(GenderARC Public Lecture)
Time: 4-6pm
Venue:KBG-16, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
For more details, click here.

Thursday March 15

Dr Pauline Cullen
Department of Sociology, NUI-Maynooth
Title: Mobilization on Gender Equality and the European Union Equality Regime
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: F1030

Postponed until September 2012

Dr Ildney Cavalcanti
Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brasil and Visiting Research Fellow, ESRC, Cesagen, The University of Cardiff, UK
Title: Worlds gendered alternatively: feminist utopias and dystopias
Time: TBD
Venue: TBD
(in conjunction with the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies)

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Professor Angelika Bammer
(Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts/ Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University, USA)
Title: ‘The Unfinished, the Unbegun, the Possible: Feminism and Utopianism, Then and Now’
Co-sponsored by the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies
5pm, Tuesday 16 October
​Venue: KBG16, Kemmy Business School

Dr Marieka Van Den Brink
(Assistant Professor Strategic Human Resource Management at the Institute for Management Research, Radboud University, The Netherlands)
Title: ‘Gender practices in the construction of academic excellence’
(co-sponsored by the FESTA project and the Department of Sociology)
12 noon, Tuesday 30 October
Venue: MC 2005 Millstream Building

Dr Kate White
(Adjust Research Fellow, School of Education and Arts, University of Ballarat, Australia)
Title: ‘Building effective career paths for women in science: a case study’
(co-sponsored by the FESTA project and the Department of Sociology)
12 noon, Tuesday 13 November
Venue: Foundation Building F1-030