Thursday, November 10
3:30 in Founders Room
Erin Thomason, a doctoral student in anthropology at UCLA, speaks about women working in the sex industry in China.
Thomason, who graduated from Whitman College and earned a master’s degree at Cal State University, Los Angeles, will explore her research with women working in the sex industry and how it relates to recent anti-trafficking and neo-abolitionist political movements.
For the Spring, planned lectures include:
- Cary Howie (Associate Professor of Romance Studies, Cornell University), in January
- Elizabeth Clark (John Carlisle Kligo Professor of Religion, Duke University), in February
- Marla F. Frederick (Professor of African and African American Studies and Professor the Study of Religion, Harvard University), in February
- Damir Arsenijevic (Fulbright Scholar, Department of Rhetoric, University of California Berkeley, and Assistant Professor, Literary and Cultural Studies, Tuzla University, Bosnia and Herzegovina), in April