What is Ecofeminism Anyways?: A Symposium

This Friday, don’t miss What is Ecofeminism Anyways?, a symposium organized by Alex Ketchum’12

Greta Gaard is author of The Nature of Home (2007) and Ecological Politics: Ecofeminists and the Greens  (1998), editor of Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature (1993), and co-editor of Ecofeminist Literary Criticism (1998). Her essays have appeared in Hypatia, Signs, Environmental Ethics, The Ecologist, Ethics and the Environment, and other volumes of feminist, environmental, sexuality, and cultural studies collections. She currently is volunteering at OccupyMN and MN350.org. She is an Associate
Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Lori Gruen is author of Ethics and Animals (2011) and the co-editor of the recently revised Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy (2012, first edition 1994) among other books. Her essays have appeared in Hypatia, Ethics and the Environment, Animal Behavior, Women and  Environments and she has written many chapters and reference pieces on ecofeminism, animals, and gender/sexuality. Lately her engaged scholarship has focused on the plight of chimpanzees. She is the co-coordinator of Wesleyan Animal Studies and is the chair of the Philosophy Department at Wesleyan.

Professors Gaard and Gruen have also collaborated with each other for over two decades and written a number of articles together
Sponsored by: Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, The College of the Environment, Wesleyan Animal Studies,  Long Lane Farm, and Women of Color House.

Date: Friday, March 2nd
Time: 4:15 pm
Place: Allbritton 311

* Vegan snacks will be provided * 

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