Gender and the Politics of Shame
Gender and the Politics of Shame is a workshop bringing together activists and scholars from a variety of disciplines. It investigates the role shame plays in the formation of past and present subjectivities, in galvanising advocacy and resistance, and in the construction of citizens and nations. Shame is problematised as a somatic, affective experience that is often thought to be gendered, and is frequently manipulated in a politics of emotion that constructs gendered Others as shameful. We invite participants to explore these and related themes on Gender and the Politics of Shame with us at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 14th November.