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Re-Culturing the Land: Writers of Color on Nature and the Wild

When: Sep 10, 2003 at 7:00 PM

Alison Hawthorne Deming was born and grew up in Connecticut. She is the author of Science and Other Poems(LSU Press, 1994), selected by Gerald Stern for the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. The book was listed among the Washington Post’s Favorite Books of 1994 and Bloomsbury Review’s Best Poetry books of the past fifteen years. The Monarchs: A Poem Sequence was published by LSU in 1997, and a new poetry collectionGenius Loci is forthcoming. Deming has also published three nonfiction books: Temporary Homelands (cloth, Mercury House 1994; paper, Picador USA 1996); The Edges of the Civilized World (Picador USA 1998) which was a finalist for the PEN Center West Award; and Writing the Sacred into the Real (Milkweed Editions 2001, Credo Series: Notable American Writers on Nature, Community and the Writer Life); edited Poetry of the American West: A Columbia Anthology(Columbia University Press, 1996, cloth; 1999, paper); and co-edited with Lauret E. Savoy The Colors of Nature: Essays on Culture, Identity and the Natural World (Milkweed 2002); and published the limited edition chapbooks Girls in Jungle: What Does It Take for a Woman To Survive in the Arts (Kore Press 1995); andAnatomy of Desire: The Daughter/Mother Sessions (Kore 2000), a collaboration with her daughter, the painter Lucinda Bliss. Deming received an MFA from Vermont College in 1983 and had a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University in 1987-88. Her writing has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Pablo Neruda Prize from Nimrod, a Pushcart Prize, and the Bayer Award in science writing from Creative Nonfiction for the essay “Poetry and Science: A View from the Divide.” She is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Arizona and lives in Tucson. Re-Culturing the Land: Writers of Color on Nature and the Wild - Read More…

Thinking Desire: Taking Perspectives Seriously

When: Jul 28, 2003 at 3:00 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Building

Charlene Haddock Seigfried is a Professor of Philosophy and American Studies and a member of the Women’s Studies committee at Purdue University. She is past president of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, was the John Dewey Lecturer for 1998, and is currently vice-president of the William James Society and a member of the executive board of the Society for the Study of Women Philosophers and the APA Committee on the Status of Women. Among her publications are Pragmatism and Feminism,William James’s Radical Reconstruction of Philosophy, and Chaos and Context, and she edited Feminist Interpretations of John Dewey and a special issue on feminism and pragmatism in Hypatia. In her recent work on Jane Addams, including introductions toDemocracy and Social Ethics and The Long Road of Woman’s Memory, she develops Addams’ theory of knowledge as a cooperative social inquiry responsive to power disparities. Thinking Desire: Taking Perspectives Seriously - Read More…

Knowing Ecologically: Remapping the Epistemic Terrain

When: Jul 14, 2003 at 3:00 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Building

Lorraine Code is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Graduate Programs in Social and Political Thought, and Women's Studies, at York University in Toronto. Her research interests are in epistemology, feminist philosophy, and the politics of knowledge. Author of numerous articles in feminist theory, her book publications include Epistemic Responsibility; What Can She Know? Feminist Theory and the Construction of Knowledge; and Rhetorical Spaces: Essays on (Gendered) Locations. Currently holder of a Killam Research Fellowship from the Canada Council, she is writing a new book with the working title, Ecological Imaginings, Responsible Knowings, and the Politics of Epistemic Location. Knowing Ecologically: Remapping the Epistemic Terrain - Read More…

Meditating on Disability

When: Mar 31, 2003 at 10:00 PM

About Faces and Disability

When: Mar 24, 2003 at 6:00 PM

Stolen Bodies, Reclaimed Bodies

When: Mar 04, 2003 at 6:00 PM

Eli Clare, a poet, essayist, activist, and an avid hiker living in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been published widely under her given name, Elizabeth Clare. Born in Port Orford, OR, she grew up cutting firewood in the Siskiyou National Forest; now a writer in Ann Arbor and en route to Vermont, she captures and translates her experiences into narratives that reverberate with pride, disability, transgender celebration, queer crossings, class struggles, raced living, and, above all, a constant sense of place despite her mountain, community, and globe-trotting feet. Stolen Bodies, Reclaimed Bodies - Read More…

Ethical Responsibility and Globalization

When: Nov 15, 2002 at 10:00 AM

Robert Bernasconi holds the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He is author of The Question of Language in Heidegger's History of Being and Heidegger in Question: The Art of Existing. Ethical Responsibility and Globalization - Read More…

Redesigning Ourselves, Engineering Our Children: Knowing When to Stop

When: Nov 11, 2002 03:25 PM

Rosemarie Tong is Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. From 1989 to 1998 she was Thatcher Professor in Medical Humanities and Philosophy at Davidson College. She also taught at Williams College, 1978-1988; was Olmstead Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at Lafayette College in 1993; and Stacy Davidson, Jr. Professor at the University of Mississippi during 1998. She was selected as the 1986 Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Among the associations to which she belongs are the American Philosophical Association (committee on philosophy and medicine and program committee); North American Society for Social Philosophy (executive council and division chair); American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics; International Association of Bioethics; International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics; Society for Women in Philosophy; American Society for Bioethics and Humanities; and the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Redesigning Ourselves, Engineering Our Children: Knowing When to Stop - Read More…

Child's Play: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

When: Oct 24, 2002 at 6:00 PM