Fall 2019 IAS Thursdays Overview

We're pleased to announce our Fall 2019 IAS Thursdays lineup! 

All events are on Thursdays from 3:30-5pm in the Crosby Seminar Room (240 Northrop) unless otherwise noted.

9/12/19: Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems & What We Can Do About It
Sarah Bowen (NCSU), Joslyn Brenton (Ithaca College), and Sinikka Elliott (UBC)

9/19/19: Spotlight Series: Grasping at the Roots: Intersectionality and Environmental Justice (Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor, Northrop)
Fayola Jacobs (UMN)

9/26/19: The Shared Spaces of Blackface & Yellowface
Josephine Lee (UMN) and Sarah Bellamy (Penumbra Theatre)

10/3/19 Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science
This event will be in the Humphrey Forum (West Bank) as part of the Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science Interdisciplinary Conference, presented by the Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science IAS Research and Creative Collaborative

10/10/19: Spotlight Series: Artistic Perspectives on Environmental Justice (Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor, Northrop)
Ananya Chatterjea (UMN, Ananya Dance Theatre), Shanai Matteson (Water Bar), and others

10/17/19: Reproductive Injustice?
Dána-Ain Davis (Queens College) with panelists Zenzele Isoke (UMN), Jaime Slaughter-Acey (UMN), Aaron Mallory (UMN), Carly Thomsen (Middlebury College)

10/24/19: Incremental Love
Eugenie Brinkema (MIT)

10/31/19: Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered
Richard Meyer (Stanford)

11/7/19: Spotlight Series: Legal Perspectives on Environmental Justice (Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor, Northrop)
Aviva Rahmani (artist and activist) and Kathryn Milun (UMD)

11/14/19: Therapy Apps & Virtual Nurses: Of Meaning, Machines & the Future of Connective Labor
Allison Pugh (UVA)

11/21/19: Violence against Women: How Colonial Korean Literature Imagined Racial & Class Equality
Jin-kyung Lee (UC San Diego)

12/5/19: Diverse Returns? Race & Nativity Differentials in Computer Science’s Gender Wage Gap
Sharon Sassler (Cornell)