Kyle Bella Interviews Gender Theorist Judith Butler on the Occupy and Slutwalk Movements

Women participate in Slutwalk on the streets of New York City in October, 2011. (Photo: David Shankbone / flickr)

Kyla Bella, who just graduated from Goddard’s Individualized BA program and will start our Individualized MA program this February, recently interviewed Judith Butler for Truthout magazine. Butler is the Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California-Berkeley and a recent receipient of the Andrew Mellon Award for Distinguise Achievement in the Humanities. She is well-known for her writing, particularly Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity.

Bella’s interview takes on the Occupy movement, neoliberalism, collective empowerment, gender history and what’s happening right now in the streets and in so many hearts. Check out the interview here.

 

 

 

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I'm the poet laureate of Kansas; a poet, writer and author; a faculty member at Goddard College and community writing facilitator; and lover of the writing life.
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One Response to Kyle Bella Interviews Gender Theorist Judith Butler on the Occupy and Slutwalk Movements

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