March 7 and 8 – Thinking Feminism at the Limits

Posted on February 8th, 2013 by Lauren Gutterman


Thinking Feminism at the Limits

Thursday, March 7
Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive

Friday, March 8
Davis Auditorium, in the Schapiro Center
500 West 120th Street

Thinking Feminism at the limits of gender, race, and sexuality, generating new political formations and lexicons, transforming political practice, the form and language of critique, conceptions of the future, challenging the meaning of fundamental categories such as secularism, tolerance, charisma, rights and consent, confronting war, incarceration, terror, violence, stigma and precarity. Imagining Feminism in 2013 and beyond.

Keynote Speaker:

Judith Butler, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Participants will include:

Lila Abu-Lughod, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Hazel Carby, Professor of African American Studies and Professor of American Studies, Yale University

Erica Edwards, Associate Professor of English, University of California Riverside

Avery Gordon, Professor of Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara

Rema Hammami, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Birzeit University

Heather Love, Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Povinelli, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Robyn Wiegman, Professor of Literature and Women’s Studies, Duke University

Patricia Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia Law School


More details and a full schedule of the two-day event will be available soon at

Accessible directions to the Faculty House are available near the bottom of the page here.  Accessible directions to Shapiro Center are available here.  Find a full campus map here.


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