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Her research foci include cultural theories of gender and race, feminist theory, and humanities and interdisciplinary epistemology. She is the author of seven books, three of which have won national prizes. Her most recent book, Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders, was published in She is at work on three articles about humanities and the environment, which are slated to be published in Teaching Interests and Courses As the founder and chair of two women's studies departments during her career, Professor Kitch has designed both undergraduate and graduate curricula and offered a wide range of courses in the intellectual history of Western feminism, contemporary feminist theory, and gender representation in visual and narrative culture.
She has also taught in the areas of intersectionality and transnational feminism. In springshe team-taught a graduate course on Gender, Religion, and Human Rights. She initiated the development of the Nexus Digital and Computational Humanities Lab, which formally launched in She frequently reads manuscripts for scholarly journals and presses and serves as an external reviewer for tenure and promotion cases and women and gender studies departments and programs around the country and abroad.
She plays a leadership role in the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes CHCI for work environmental humanities, which has resulted in two Mellon Foundation grants since Research Interests Professor Kitch's research focuses on gender and feminism through the analysis of a wide range of social and cultural narratives, including historical documents, political texts, and philosophical and religious treatises, in order to determine how such narratives construct gender ideology in different time periods and settings and how those constructions have been both enacted and resisted, especially through the development of feminist thought.
She has published more than a score of refereed journal articles and book chapters, and three of her six books have won national prizes. She has written three books on feminism and utopianism and developed that as a sub-field of feminist theory: Gendered Foundations of Racial Formation in the United States SUNY Press, analyzes legal, scientific, historical, political, and religious narratives, from the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century, in which racial ideology was constructed in the U.
Uncovering gender's role in justifying racial divisions and hierarchies in American culture reveals how that association bestows allegedly "natural" credentials onto specious racial standards and norms. Her most recent work explores the resistance of Afghan women leaders to their country's gender ideology.
That work, which began inresulted in the first U. Professor Kitch is also a scholar of interdisciplinarity as methodology and defining element of gender studies.
Theory and Praxis, and co-edited an exemplar of such interdisciplinary study in Women and Careers: Issues and Challenges In her role as Director of the Institute for Humanities Research at ASU sinceshe has promoted numerous interdisciplinary research projects across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, including a faculty working group on Humanities and Sustainability.
Her work in that field resulted in a Mellon Foundation Grant for an international project, Humanities for the Environment, through the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, in That work also resulted in her affiliation with the Wrigley Institute for Global Sustainability as a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist in Sep 30, · Bio: Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT, and an affiliate in the MIT Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
She is a specialist of analytic metaphysics and epistemology, ancient philosophy (especially Aristotle), social and political philosophy, feminist theory, and critical race theory.
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Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with the study of knowledge, with knowledge traditionally defined as justified true belief. Classical epistemology set up a dualism between the mind and a .
Watch video · Sally Jenkins Sally Jenkins is a sports columnist for The Washington Post. She began her second stint at The Washington Post in after spending the . Sally Haslanger Massachusetts Institute of Technology If her functioning as a female is not enough to define woman, if we decline also to explain her through “the eternal feminine,” and if gender and race informed by a feminist epistemology.
Here my aim is to sketch. Her research foci include cultural theories of gender and race, feminist theory, and humanities and interdisciplinary epistemology.
Before coming to ASU she was a Distinguished Humanities Professor and Chair of the Department of Women’s Studies at Ohio State University.