NEW Spring Schedule for Brown Bag Seminar Series
This term, our seminar series will open with a celebration of our own faculty. Beginning with Sarah Wald (ENVS & English) for the recent publication of her book, The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl, she has generously agreed to give a talk for our program: “Zumba in the Fields?: Marginalized Farmworkers, Fit Citizenship, and the Neoliberal Security State in Farmworker Obesity Discourse,” as a joint event with Food Studies on May 10th, 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm in Columbia 249.
For the second seminar, we welcome to our campus the feminist thinker Lorraine Code, Distinguished Research Professor Emerita of Philosophy of York University. Her talk is scheduled for May 18th, 2016 – 12:00-1:00 pm in Columbia 249. Topic: TBA (joint event with UO’s Ethics minor).
Prior to the brown bag, seminar, on Tuesday, May 17, Lorraine Code will present “Knowing Ethically, Thinking Ecologically” Noon–1:00 p.m., Browsing Room, Knight Library, followed by an informational open house with refreshments from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m., co-sponsored by UO’s Ethics minor.