A Public Online Lecture on ‘Resistance and Responsibility: A Vulnerability Analysis

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A  Public Online Lecture on ‘Resistance and Responsibility: A Vulnerability Analysis, 

By Professor Martha Albertson Fineman (Emory University), 

Organised by the Trinity’s Centre for Resistance Studies 

in partnership with the Trinity Long Room Hub 

November 8, 2021 (6-7:30 pm)

Prof. Martha Albertson Fineman

Martha Albertson Fineman is a Robert W. Woodruff Professor. An internationally recognized law and society scholar, Fineman is a leading authority on critical legal theory and feminist jurisprudence. Following graduation from University of Chicago Law School in 1975, she clerked for the Honorable Luther M. Swygert of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Fineman began her teaching career at the University of Wisconsin in 1976. In 1990, she moved to Columbia University where she was Maurice T. Moore Professor. Before coming to Emory, she was on the Cornell Law School faculty where she held the Dorothea Clarke Professorship, the first endowed chair in feminist jurisprudence in the nation. Fineman continues to expand the boundaries of feminist jurisprudence, leading the way towards a new legal framework based on vulnerability theory. More information about Prof. Fineman is available here.

About the Trinity’s Centre for Resistance Studies 

The Centre for Resistance Studies fosters interdisciplinary research in Trinity College Dublin in relation to the various types and forms of resistance and its cognate notions, including opposition, dissent, resilience, protest, and non-conformism. https://www.tcd.ie/resistance/about/

Contact: [email protected].