Ninth Annual Feminist Theory Workshop

The annual Feminist Theory Workshop offers a unique opportunity for scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The “workshop” approach of this conference requires active participation of both presenters and attendees.



Anne-Emmanuelle Berger

Professor of Literature and Gender Studies, Centre d'études féminines et d'études de genre, University of Paris 8
Adjunct Professor of French Literature, Cornell University

Tina Campt

Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Director of the Africana Studies Program
Barnard College

Lee Edelman

Fletcher Professor of English Literature
Tufts University

Françoise Vergès

Chair, Global South(s) at the College d'études mondiales, Paris
Consulting Professor, Goldsmiths College, London


Duke University Co-Sponsors: African & African American Studies, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Office of the Deans of Arts and Sciences, Franklin Humanities Institute, Program in Literature, Mellon Asian Studies Science Project.

Institutional Co-Sponsors: Women’s and Gender Studies at University North Carolina, Greensboro; The Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing at University of Kent; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures or Center for Social Studies at University of Coimbra; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at University of Massachusetts; Women and Gender Studies Institute at University of Toronto; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality at The Ohio State University; Gender and Women’s Studies at University of California, Berkeley; Women’s Studies Department at University of Maryland; Women’s Studies at Appalachian State University; Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University; Women’s and Gender Studies at Southern Methodist University; Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Arizona; and Women’s Studies at East Carolina University.

March 20, 2015 to March 21, 2015
Duke University