Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking, and the Politics of Freedom

Event time: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
Location: 
WLH 309 See map

Elizabeth Bernstein, Barnard College
4:30 pm | WLH 309 (100 Wall St)

Elizabeth Bernstein is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and of Sociology at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce of Sex. Her current project, Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking, and the Politics of Freedom, explores the convergence of feminist, neoliberal, and evangelical Christian interests in the shaping of contemporary global policies surrounding the traffic in women.

Sponsored by Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and LGBT Studies with generous support from the Provost’s Distinguished Mentor Series