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Women’s Studies presents lecture on ‘The Modern Colonial Gender System’

UGA’s Institute for Women’s Studies will present a lecture by Maria Lugones, professor of philosophy, interpretation and culture and comparative literature at Binghamton University.

Lugones’ lecture, entitled “The Modern Colonial Gender System,” will be held Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 248 of the Student Learning Center; a reception in the north tower of the SLC will follow the lecture. Both events are free and open to the public.

In addition to Binghamton University, Lugones teaches at Escuela Popular Norte, a center for popular education that she co-founded. Her most recent book is Pilgrimages/Peregrinajes Theorizing Coalition Against Multiple Oppressions.

She is also the author of Playfulness, ‘World’-Traveling and Loving Perception and Enticements and Dangers of Community for a Radical Politics.