Feminist Feelings: Emotion, Politics, and Experience

Patricia Clough will present final lecture of this series April 11th
Patricia Clough is professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the Graduate Center and Queens College of the City University of New York. She is author of Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology (2000); Feminist Thought: Desire, Power and Academic Discourse (1994) and The End(s) of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism (1998). She is editor of The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (2007), a collection of essays by Sociology graduate students drawn from the dissertations. Clough's work draws on theoretical traditions concerned with technology, new media, affect, the unconscious, timespace and political economy.

Earlier Lectures in Feminist Feelings Series
Victoria Hesford presented "Feeling Historical: The Politics of Remembering Women's Liberation" on February 21, 2014. Victoria Hesford is Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University.

Miliann Kang's September 30, 2013 lecture, "How Does It Feel to Be Called a Tiger Mom?: Asian American Women, Racialized Mothering and Emotional Labor" was the kick off event for this year's Women's and Gender Studies lecture series, "Feminist Feelings: Emotion, Politics, and Experience." Dr. Kang is Associate Professor in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she is also affiliated faculty in Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies.