theorist Dorothy Smith visits UNM April 15-18
known feminist theorist Dorothy E. Smith will give the lecture
From Womens Standpoint: Inventing a Sociology,
Wednesday, April 16, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Ortega Hall
will be held in the lounge following the lecture.
Smith is professor emerita in the University of Toronto Sociology
and Equity Studies in Education departments.
than 30 years she has developed a feminist sociology from a
womans standpoint. Her most recent work has focused on
the significance of texts for the organization of power.
university is fortunate to host one of the worlds most
accomplished feminist theorists. I hope that both the university
community and the general public will take advantage of this
opportunity to become acquainted with Dorothy Smith, whom I
regard as one my fields great treasures, said Associate
Professor of Sociology Jane C. Hood, visit organizer.
April 15-18 visit to the UNM campus is sponsored by the Department
of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences and the College of
Education Department of Language Literacy, and Social Studies.
visit will also include meetings with groups of graduate students
and faculty and a guest appearance at a graduate ethnography
to hundreds of articles and book chapters, she is the author
of The Everyday World As Problematic: A Feminist Sociology
(1987), and Writing the Social: Critique, Theory and Investigations