Solidarity, Intersectionality, and Resisting Oppression

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 4:10pm
Linderman Library, Room 200

The Center for Ethics, Center for Global Islamic Studies, Religion Studies, Humanities Center, Efron Speaker Series, Philosophy Department, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, American Studies present

Carol Hay
University of Massachusetts Lowell

"Solidarity, Intersectionality, and Resisting Opression"

Carol Hay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her work focuses primarily on issues in normative ethics and analytic feminism, concentrating largely on the moral obligations that arise in oppressive social conditions. Her other interests include public philosophy, liberal social and political philosophy, feminism in the liberal political tradition, opression studies, and Kantian ethics.

Prof. Hay recieved the 2015 Gregory Kavka/UC Irvine Prize in Political Philosophy for "The Obligation to Resist Opression," chapter 4 of her book Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism: Resisting Opression. Her work-in-progress includes a forthcoming book with W. W. Norton, entitled Quite Contrary: A Feminist Survival Guid. In addition to her many scholarly publications, Prof. Hay has published widely as a public philosopher, contributing frequently to both the New York Times and the Boston Globe.

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