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Fridays at Newcomb

"Imperfect Intimacies: Thinking Through the Record of Interpersonal Complaints among Women"

featuring Judith Taylor

Date: Friday, November 30, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Building: Caroline Richardson Building, Anna Many Lounge (second floor)
Location: uptown campus

 Over the last forty years, women, through poetry and song lyrics, fiction and memoir, social science research and political treatise have raised the problem of cruelty among women.  They describe what it feels like to be treated cruelly, abandoned, ignored, and victimized by other women, they wonder at the causes of this behavior, and allow themselves to imagine a different model of friendship for women absent such drama.  In this talk, Taylor will trace the social and intellectual genealogies of these complaints, and suggest how we might make good sense of these largely ignored voices in the context of our own lives.  
Judith Taylor is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at the University of Toronto and studies feminist women’s movements, especially during periods of retrenchment.

Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Jan Mulvihill via email to jmulvihi@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-247-1639

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://tulane.edu/newcomb/fridays.cfm






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