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Whitesel to discuss intersectionality of oppression, January 25

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Jason Whitesel

The Sociology and Anthropology Research Series at Illinois State University will present a talk by Assistant Professor of Sociology Jason Whitesel. “Intersections of multiple oppressions: Racism, sizeism, ableism, and the ‘illimitable etceteras’ in encounters with law enforcement” will be from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Friday, January 25, in Schroeder Hall, room 212.

The talk will focus on the intersectionality of multiple oppressive markers, including critical race feminism, fat studies, body/embodiment studies, and dis/ability studies in the murders of Eleanor Bumpurs and Eric Garner, in 1984 and 2014, respectively.

The Sociology and Anthropology Research Series is free and open to the public.

Other talks in the series will include:
February 8
Visiting Scholar Lucio Menezes

March 1
Associate Professor of Sociology Michael Dougherty

 

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