Day five: February 2

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Here is an important announcement concerning a slight adjustment in readings for next week: 

MONDAY feb 7        Feminisms and Discord  

Readings

WEDNESDAY feb 9   Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Readings:

  • Gilmore, Ruth Wilson. Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California
-Introduction
-The Prison Fix
-What is to be Done

NOTE: Professor Gilmore will be speaking on Friday, February 11th. Here's some information:  

Please join us for an exciting talk by Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the City University of New York Graduate Center. She is the author of Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California (University of California Press, 2007). Gilmore will present a talk on "'Gender Responsive' Prison Expansion: The Case of California." A small reception will follow the talk. 
DATE: Friday, February 11, 2011 
TIME: Talk starts at 4:00 p.m., followed by a small reception at 5:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Hubert H. Humphrey Center, Cowles Auditorium

Today, we are discussing Cynthia Enloe and feminist curiosity. Here's the handout that I distributed in class with my live-tweeting of the Enloe essay, "Being curious about our lack of feminist curiosity". 

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