Gender studies scholar Lynne Huffer to present on campus next week

Lynne HufferLynne Huffer, the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University, will be on campus next week for multiple talks.

Huffer is the author of numerous books and is a pioneer in the idea of queer feminism.

On Monday, Oct. 28, she will present a talk “Ethics of Sex” at 6 p.m., and on Tuesday, Oct. 29, she will present “Is Morality a Catastrophe? Foucault’s Erotic Ethics” at 4:30 p.m. Both talks will be held in Clark Hall, Room 206, and are free and open to the public.

The talks are sponsored by the Beamer-Schneider Professorship in collaboration with the LGBT Center, the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, and the Department of Philosophy.

Also, students interested in LBGT issues are invited to attend an LGBT lunch with Huffer on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at noon in Thwing Center’s Cleveland Room. Those interested should RSVP to Liz Roccoforte at

For more information about the events contact Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, the Beamer Schneider Professor in Ethics, by email at