Aug. 24, 2016: Panelists discuss the ‘female’ in indigenous and pre-Socratic cultures

August 23, 2016

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.

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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 repstein2@uaa.alaska.edu or (907) 786-4782.

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