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The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship Lectures

Introduction

Professors Diane Middlebrook and Carl DjerassiThe Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship was generously endowed by Carl Djerassi (Professor Emeritus, Stanford University and inventor of the contraceptive pill) in honour of his late wife Diane Middlebrook (Professor Emerita and Head of Gender Studies, Stanford University). The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professors each give a high profile public lecture on a gender related topic.  

 

 

Visiting Professorship Lecture: Michaelmas Term 2017

Professor Sandra Harding

Professor Sandra Harding, Distinguished Research Professor of Education and Gender Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2017. 

Professor Harding's Visiting Professorship Lecture, Feminist Philosophy of Science and Technology: Thinking from Latin America, was held at The Main Lecture Theatre, Divinity School, St. John's College, University of Cambridge on Tuesday 10 October 2017. 

 

We would like to extend our thanks to Professor Harding for a fascinating lecture, and to all contributors.

 Visiting Professor: Academic Year 2017-18:

 

Visiting Professorship Lecture: Lent Term 2017

Professor Seyla Benhabib 2Professor Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University, was the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Lent Term 2017. 

Professor Benhabib's Visiting Professorship Lecture, From the Right to have Rights to the Critique of Humanitarian Reason. Migrants and Refugees in Political Theory, was held at The Theatre, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge on Monday 13 February 2017 at 5.30 pm. We would like to extend our thanks to Professor Benhabib for a compelling lecture, and to all contributors.

 

 Restricted access recording of the lecture at:

 Visiting Professors: Academic Year 2016-17...

  Professor Seyla Benhabib and Dr Duncan Bell

 

Visiting Professorship Lecture: Michaelmas Term 2016 

Professor Judith Butler 2

Professor Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley, USA, was the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies for the Michaelmas Term 2016.

Professor Butler's Visiting Professorship Lecture, Gender in translation: on the limits of monolingualism was held at Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue on Monday 17 October 2016. We would like to extend our thanks to Professor Butler for a fascinating lecture, and to all contributors.

 

Restricted access recording of the lecture at...

Visiting Professors: Academic Year 2016-17...

 

 Professor Judith Butler and Dr Lauren Wilcox