Lecture by Prof Patricia Mcfadden - October 2011

Resisting the Neo-colonial/Neo-liberal Collusion: Reclaiming our lives, our futures

Professor Patricia Mcfadden is the newly appointed Extraordinary Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of the Western Cape. Editor of the Southern African feminist journal SAFERE, for several years Mcfadden has played a pivotal role in several continental scholarly networks, and has been a leading activist and feminist scholar in the African region. The holder of several distinguished and visiting fellowships at universities in the United States, including the Cosby Chair at Spelman University, Mcfadden works on the feminism, sexuality, political economy, global politics and gender and the state.