Category Archives: Reflections on Gender

Precarity, Grievability, Speech, and Assembly: Reflections on Judith Butler’s Visit to Tufts

On April 3rd, 2017, Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley visited Tufts to deliver a lecture entitled “The Politics of Human Rights.” This lecture considered the operations of human rights in critical language … Continue reading

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A #nastywoman and the Man to Make America Great Again: A Gendered Election

By Elayne Stecher Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, former First Lady of Arkansas and the United States, former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, debated Republican Nominee Donald John Trump, an American businessman and political neophyte, for the first … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to International Feminist Politics: When the Personal is Political is International

At the Conference on Gender and International Affairs, we welcome anyone with an interest in how gender impacts diplomacy, security, and international business to attend. If you are new to gender studies, or if it’s been a while since you … Continue reading

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