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Women’s and Gender Studies Chair Vivian May Publishes New Book

Vivian May

Vivian May

January 27, 2015
  

Renowned scholar calls May’s book ‘a must-read for scholars and practitioners committed to social justice movements and anti-oppression ideologies'

On the heels of being elected president (2014-2016) of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)Vivian May, associate professor and chair of Women’s and Gender Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences has just published her latest book, Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries (Routledge, 2015).

Pursuing Intersectionality documents intersectionality’s ongoing value for achieving a more just and equitable world. May explains the concept’s key premises, traces its roots in 19th-century United States Black feminist theory and practice, and suggests several tactics for interpreting and practicing intersectionality more adequately. Read More at: AS News