The Department of Gender & Social Justice at Trent University is pleased to announce that Sara Ahmed will be giving our annual Margaret Laurence Lecture on March 10, 2022. Please join us online at 1pm EST for Sara Ahmed’s talk on „Complaint as a Queer Method.“
Sara Ahmed is an independent feminist scholar and writer. Her work is concerned with how power is experienced and challenged in everyday life and institutional cultures. She is currently writing The Feminist Killjoy Handbook and has begun a new project on common sense. Her previous publications include Complaint! (2021), What’s The Use? On the Uses of Use (2019), Living a Feminist Life (2017), Willful Subjects (2014), On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life (2012), The Promise of Happiness (2010), Queer Phenomenology: Objects, Orientations, Others (2006), The Cultural Politics of Emotion (2014, 2004), Strange Encounters: Embodied Others in Post-Coloniality (2000) and Differences that Matter: Feminist Theory and Postmodernism (1998).