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Lynne Segal

Feminist and expert in gender studies and politics, foremost international reference, author of Why Feminism? Gender, Psychology & Politics.

Lynne Segal (Sydney, 1944) is Anniversary Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, in the department of Psychosocial Studies. She has written many books on feminism, gender and politics, including: Is the Future Female? Troubled Thoughts on Contemporary Feminism (Virago, 1987); Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men (Palgrave, 2007); Straight Sex: The Politics of Pleasure (University of California Press, 1994); Why Feminism? Gender, Psychology & Politics (Polity, 1999); Making Trouble: Life & Politics (Serpent’s Tail, 2007); Out of Time: The Pleasures & Perils of Ageing (Verso, 2014). She has recently published Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy (Verso, 2017).



Has participated in

Educating Desire: Moments of Shared Joy

Lecture by Lynne Segal

Kosmopolis 2017

9th Amplified Literature Fest