Conférence de Kathy Davis
Kathy Davis has a long-standing interest in feminist scholarship on women’s bodies and health. Her work is situated at the cutting edge between cultural studies, gender studies, and the sociology of the body. She has published extensively on contemporary feminist approaches to the body, interaction between physicians and women patients, cultural constructions of beauty and beauty practices, and the political and ethical dimensions of surgical technologies. Her research interests also include sociology of the body, intersectionality travelling theory and transnational practices, biography as methodology, and critical and creative strategies for academic writing. Her most recent work is on tango and passion in a transnational perspective.