About Dr. Sherene Razack

Dr. Sherene Razack is a distinguished Professor and the Penny Kanner endowed chair, in the Department of Gender Studies, UCLA. Her recent books include Dying from Improvement: Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody (2015); At the Limits of Justice: Women of Colour On Terror (2014, ed. With Suvendrini Perera); (2008) Casting Out: Race and the Eviction of Muslims From Western Law and Politics; (2004) Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping and the New Imperialism. Her area of research is on states and racial violence.

Event Video

October 26, 2017 In this presentation, Dr. Sherene Razack asked the question ‘How does intersectionality help us to understand the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous Women?’ She argued that, as the Toronto incident highlighted, a common risk we take when we adopt the notion of intersectionality is that we are liable to condense complex social issues into a simpler analytic that is attractive to those seeking liberal solutions.   More Information: About Dr. Sherene Razack's work   A special thank you to event sponsors: