* Due to, and in solidarity with, strike action, this event is cancelled. A teach-out in solidarity with the strike will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at the Wadham Room in King's Arms from 18:00. All are welcome to attend. *
The Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group would like to invite all interested to a read-ahead discussion with Professor Amia Srinivasan of her paper 'Sex as a Pedagogical Failure' (forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal), on Thursday, March 12th, 2020. Attendees are expected to have read the paper beforehand, and should register online to receive the paper. The discussion will be held at the Vernon Harcourt Room, St. Hilda's College at 18:00 and will be followed by a wine reception.
About the Speaker
Professor Amia Srinivasan is the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford. Previously, she was an associate professor of philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford, and before that, a lecturer in philosophy at University College London. She completed her DPhil in Philosophy at Oxford. Professor Srinivasan works on topics in political philosophy, epistemology, the history and philosophy of feminism, and metaphilosophy. She is an associate editor of the philosophy journal MIND and has recently been writing about anger in politics, political epistemology, no platforming, and Title IX and the ethics of pedagogy. She is also currently writing two books. The first is about the practice of critical genealogy, entitled The Contingent World: Genealogy, Epistemology, Politics. The second is a set of feminist essays entitled The Right to Sex (forthcoming with Bloomsbury in the UK and FSG in the US). Professor Srinivasan is also interested in alternatives to liberalism and capitalism, the philosophy of history, and animals.
About the Discussion Group
The Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group also welcomes offers to present papers or other work-in-progress to the group or to lead discussion. Please do contact one of the convenors if you are interested in talking to the group or if you have an idea for an informal discussion.