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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Prof. Mireille Miller-Young Talk and Lunch

THE GENDER, SEXUALITY, POLITICS and POWER COLLOQUIUM Series will be hosting a talk by Prof. Mireille Miller-Young on Friday, March 25th from 1:00 – 3:00pm in 1314 SocSci. Her talk will be centered on her book A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography. There will also be an opportunity to have lunch with Prof. Miller Young. For lunch RSVP to swift078@umn.edu and for further information on the talk see below.

The Gender, Sexuality, Politics and Power Colloquium Series will be hosting Prof. Mireille Miller-Young (Associate Professor of Feminist Studies, UC-Santa Barbara) on Friday March 25th, 2016. The author of A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography and the recipient of Sara A. Whaley book prize - National Women's Studies Association and John Hope Franklin book prize for best published book in American Studies. Dr. Miller-Young research specialties include: Black cultural studies, pornography, sex work/commercial sex, feminist and queer theory, and ethnography
We are putting together a small lunch for graduate students who would be interested in meeting with Prof. Miller-Young. In particular, we’d love to invite grad students whose work speaks to Prof Miller-Young’s research interests. We ask that attendees commit to reading Chapters 1 (can be skimmed), 3, and 5 from A Taste for Brown Sugar.  Scanned copies of the chapters will be made available once attendance has been finalized.  We are looking to cap attendance at 10-12 persons, so please R.S.V.P. early.
Lunch will be held from 11-12pm in 1450 Social Sciences. We are looking to cap attendance at around 10-12 persons. If you’d like to attend, please R.S.V.P. to this email no later than February 26th. Since attendance is limited, we recommend R.S.V.P. earlier. Please note if you have dietary restrictions with the R.S.V.P.

R.S.V.P. to swift078@umn.edu