In episode 52 of the Podcast for Social Research, BISR faculty Nara Roberta Silva, Sophie Lewis, Jenny Logan, Abby Kluchin, and Alyssa Battistoni discuss Samuel Alito’s Dobbs draft opinion, recently leaked, and the impending overturning of Roe v. Wade. Questions considered include: Alito’s reasoning, its implications for other rights, the validity of the “rights-based” approach itself (grounded in what’s implicitly a masculine (while also dis-embodied) liberal subject), abortion discourse (and the tendency to euphemize), the violence of enforced gestation, political strategy, and the need for a truly mass feminism.
May 27, 2022
Podcast for Social Research, Episode 52: the End of Abortion
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Podcast for Social Research, Episode 53: Night of Ideas—Against Resilience: Exhaustion, Ecology, and Emancipation
June 10, 2022