Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Sociology Annual Lecture: 'Once more with my Sistren: Considering Black Feminism' by Professor Gail Lewis

27 Feb 2018, 3:00pm - 5:30pm LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building Event overview Cost Free Department Sociology Contact V.Bell( Professor Gail Lewis delivers the Annual Sociology lecture The Annual Sociology lecture is an occasion for all sociologists, students, researchers, faculty and friends, to come together to hear a lecture by a long-standing member of our discipline and to celebrate the importance of sociological thinking. Gail Lewis is a Professor in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck. She has a mixed disciplinary background with degree in Social Anthropology, followed by an MPhil in Development Studies gained from the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex. Her PhD in Social Policy was gained at the Open University, where she was a member of the Social Sciences Faculty between 1995-2004 and again between 2007-2013. Between her two spells at the Open University she worked at Lancaster University in the Institute for Women’s Studies, where she was Head of Department. She is also a qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist. Her academic interests centre on the constitution of subjectivity as racialised and gendered, psychoanalysis, black feminism, experience as a site of knowing and knowledge production, social policy and welfare practice, psychodynamics of organisational process, multiculture and formations of national belonging. Dates & times Date Time Add to calendar 27 Feb 2018 3:00pm - 5:30pm Lecture will take place at approximately 3.15pm apple google outlook Accessibility If you are attending an event and need the College to help with any mobility requirements you may have, please contact the event organiser in advance to ensure we can accommodate your needs.