How to Become a Curious Feminist - Lecture by Professor Cynthia Enloe

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

In collaboration with Dr. Ghazal Zulfiqar’s ‘Women and Policy in Pakistan’ course, the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative is pleased to host a guest lecture by Professor Cynthia Enloe over skype.

Drawing on her seminal work, The Curious Feminist, Professor Enloe will be addressing how to develop a gendered lens to approach policy and society.

Date: January 27, 2016

Time: 3:30 - 4:45  PM

Location: SDSB B-1

A member of the SWGI International Advisory Committee, Professor Enloe is Research Professor in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Professor Enloe's feminist teaching and research have focused on the interplay of gendered politics in national and international arenas. Her fourteen books include Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives (2004), The Curious Feminist (2004), Globalization and Militarism (2007), 

Nimo's War, Emma's War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War (2011), The Real State of America: Mapping the Myths and Truths about the United States (co-authored with Joni Seager) (2012), and Seriously! Investigating Crashes and Crises as if Women Mattered (2013). A new, updated edition of Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics was published in 2014. Widely cited in both academic and media contexts, Professor Enloe has received numerous grants, guest professorships and lectureships, and awards for her work.