April 27, 2005 – Paola Bacchetta: “Re-Signifying Resistance: Racialized Lesbians, (Un)Veiled Drag, and the Anti-Hijab Law in France”

Wednesday, April 27 / 4:30 PM / Oakes Mural Room

Paola Bacchetta is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley. Her research interests encompass gender, sexuality, postcolonial theory, postmodern theory, feminist/womanist movements, right-wing movements, ethnic conflict, and qualitative research and field methods. She is co-editor of Right-Wing Women: From Conservatives to Extremists around the World (Routledge, 2002). Gender in the Hindu Nation: RSS Women as Ideologues (New Delhi: Women Unlimited) was published in 2004.

Sponsored by the Religion and Culture Research Cluster with cosponsorship from the Anthropology Department, the Center for Tolerance, Justice, and Community, and the Department of Women’s Studies