Friday, February 20, 2015

Geographies of Gender, Militarism, and Climate Change (UCLA, 4 March 2015)

This isn't a Huntington Women's Studies program, but it's free and open to the public, and might be of interest to fans of the Huntington programs:
Geographies of Gender, Militarism, and Climate Change

CSW Research Scholar Brown Bag Seminar, Wednesday, March 4, 12- 1:30 p.m., Royce Hall 314

Lisa Bloom, “Witnessing Climate Change: Oil, Geopolitics and Landscapes of Invisibility.”  Bloom will discuss her ongoing book project where she examines aspects of feminist and environmentalist art in relation to new scholarship of the polar regions.

Ayano Ginoza, “Geography of Militarism in Paradise.”  Ginoza will discuss her research on the spectacle of militarism and tourism in Okinawa with a focus on gender, race, sexuality, and nation.

Sharon Traweek, UCLA Department of Gender Studies, will act as discussant for this session.

Participants are welcome to bring snacks or a lunch.

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