Text for discussion: Janet M. Conway, “Contradictions of Alter-globalization: Feminists Theorize the Political at the WSF,” chapter 5 of _Edges of Global Justice: The World Social Forum and its Others_. Book on-line in Pittcat. Presentation/discussion led by Jackie Smith (Soc).
Cathedral of Learning Room 501-G (English Commons Room)
Nancy Scheper-Hughes, who will deliver the Iris Marion Young Memorial Lecture on Thurs. Oct. 24, will also hold a colloquium for interested graduate students on Fri., Oct. 25, from noon-2 in 501-G Cathedral of Learning (The English Commons Room).
Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley
The Pennsylvania Room at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Avenue (across from the Cathedral of Learning)
In this lecture, Nancy Scheper-Hughes will discuss the political, economic and moral economies that have transformed the experiences of life and death in the interior of Northeast Brazil, 20 years after the publication of Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil.