Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape

Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape

ARTS I LECTURE

Speaker: Professor Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Oliver is a prolific scholar writing on a variety of feminist themes such as the ethics of surrogate motherhood, reproductive technologies, affirmative action, adoption, family values, and war.

Her most recent publications include Carceral Humanitarianism: The Logic of Refugee Detention (2017); Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape (2016); Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions (2015); Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment (2013); Knock me up, Knock me down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Film (2012); Animal Lessons: How They Teach us to be Human (2009). Dr. Oliver is also the founder of the journal philoSOPHIA, and author of the award winning mystery series Jessica James, Cowgirl Philosopher.

30/03/2019 8:15 pm to 10:00 pm
The University of British Columbia - Lecture Hall No. 2, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (2194 Health Sciences Mall)
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