Today: The ‘Female’ in Indigenous and Pre-Socratic Cultures
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 4–6 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore
Guest speakers include: Jacqueline Rahm, Ph.D. (UAF Department of Indigenous Studies); Rachel Mason, Ph.D. (UAA Department of Anthropology and National Park Service); Kristin Helweg Hanson, Ph.D. (UAA Department of Philosophy); and Wolfgang Olsson (UAA alumnus, B.A. with honors in English ’16).
Topics covered include: The search for the feminine in pre-Socratic society and places of possible intersection with indigenous philosophies; the importance of Aspasia; changing understandings of female hunter-gatherer and why the “female” has been suppressed and/or discarded over the years.
There is free parking for this event in the South Lot, Sports Complex NW Lot, West Campus Central Lot and Sports Campus West Lot.
Save the date for these September talks at the bookstore:
- Tuesday, Sept. 6, 5–7 p.m. – UAA Professor Emerita Phyllis Fast discusses her mystery books, Half-Bead of Fundy and Midnight Trauma
- Wednesday, Sept. 7, 5–7 p.m. – Historian Erika Monahan presents “The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia”
The UAA Campus Bookstore actively organizes free events to promote expression and engaged discussion. All UAA Campus Bookstore events are informal, free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rachel Epstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 786-4782.