Feminist UW Faculty Book Party!

Event date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 6:00pm

A grand gathering and book signing to celebrate the publication of five books by feminist UW faculty: Karma R. Chávez's Queer Migration PoliticsChrista J. Olson's Constitutive VisionsLinn Posey-Maddox's When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban SchoolsEllen Samuels's Fantasies of Identification, and Ethelene Whitmire's Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian. Book cakes and refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase. All are welcome! Wheelchair accessible and child-friendly.

 

Karma R. Chávez is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Program in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies at UW-Madison. She is author of Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities (University of Illinois Press, 2013), a member of the radical queer collective Against Equality, and a host of the radio program, "A Public Affair" on Madison's community radio station, 89.9 FM WORT. 

Christa Olson is an assistant professor of Composition & Rhetoric in the English department at UW-Madison. Her work brings together visual studies, rhetorical criticism, and the histories of Latin America.

Linn Posey-Maddox is an assistant professor of Educational Policy Studies at the UW-Madison whose research explores how changing social, economic, and demographic contexts in cities and metropolitan regions shape family-school relations in local school settings. Both Dr. Posey-Maddox’s teaching and research are informed by her experiences as a former elementary school teacher.

Ellen Samuels is an assistant professor of Gender and Women's Studies, English, and Disability Studies at UW-Madison. She was the 2011 winner of the international Catherine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship and the 2013 Program Chair for Disability Pride Madison. 

Ethelene Whitmire is an associate professor at UW-Madison's School of Library & Information Studies. She is interested in African American library history including her current "Audre Lorde was a librarian" project.

 

Event address: 
315 W. Gorham St.
53703-2218 Madison
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Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race Cover Image
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Published: New York University Press - April 25th, 2014

Regina Anderson Andrews: Harlem Renaissance Librarian Cover Image
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Published: University of Illinois Press - May 1st, 2014

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Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities Cover Image
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Published: University of Illinois Press - November 15th, 2013

Constitutive Visions: Indigeneity and Commonplaces of National Identity in Republican Ecuador Cover Image
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Published: Penn State University Press - February 15th, 2016

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education Cover Image
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 18th, 2014