Professor Paul Dalziel, Lincoln University, New Zealand; Professor Catriona Mackenzie, Macquarie University, Australia; Professor Laurel Weldon, Purdue University, USA; Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, UNESCO Centre, Lancaster University
7 November 2016 - 8:30am
This conference aims to compare the status of gender analysis and feminist research in different social science disciplines and to build persuasive arguments about how and why gender matters in them.
Prof Lisa Adkins, University of Newcastle; A/ Prof Kathleen Butler, University of Newcastle; Dr Genine Hook, Latrobe University; Prof Mary-Lou Rasmussen, ANU; Dr Anna Hickey-Moody, University of Sydney; Convenor: A/Prof Helen Keane, ANU
30 September 2016 - 12:00pm
What are the possibilities and challenges of feminist sociology in the 21st century? What becomes of the transformative force of feminism when its insights are incorporated into a discipline?
Professor Linda Martín Alcoff, Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center; Professor Eric Schliesser, University of Amsterdam/Ghent University
16 August 2016 - 9:30am
This symposium will explore the forms gendered practices take in the discipline such as philosophy, and consider the relationship between the production of knowledge and the gendered hierarchies of value that shape disciplinary spaces.
Feminist scholarship has been central to the international success and prominence of the Australian social sciences. But how effective has feminist critique been in reshaping what counts as authoritative knowledge in the disciplines?