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#8: Reading Butler through Berger with Professor Griselda Pollock

Nancy Spero, Performance , 1990 27 March | 5.00 - 6.30pm | Room 1, LAHRI (29-31 Clarendon Place) | All welcome! Guest Seminar from Griselda Pollock, and a Wine Reception We are delighted to announce that, for our final session of the semester, we have invited Professor Griselda Pollock (School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds) to lead us through a reading of Anne Emmanuelle-Berger's The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender (2014). In particular, we  will be focusing on the final chapter in Berger's book, 'Roxana's Legacy: Feminism and Capitalism in the West'. Access to the pdf can be found here . In addition to this, Pollock has provided a reading guide to Berger's work, which can be downloaded here . Pollock's guide provides useful theoretical and historical context to Berger's arguments and her source material, so we recommend reading it alongsi