Hunting Girls: Patriarchal Fantasy or Feminist Resistance with Kelly Oliver
Where: Columbia University
116th St. & Broadway
212-854-1754 Price: Free
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Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of over 100 articles, thirteen books, and ten edited volumes. Her authored books include, most recently, Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape, forthcoming from Columbia University Press (2016); Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions, 2015 also with Columbia. Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishmentcame out with Fordham in 2013; Knock me up, Knock me down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Film was published by Columbia in 2012; Animal Lessons: How They Teach us to be Human in 2009; Also, Women as Weapons of War: Iraq, Sex and the Media (2007); The Colonization of Psychic Space: A Psychoanalytic Theory of Oppression (2004); Noir Anxiety: Race, Sex, and Maternity in Film Noir(2002); and perhaps her best known work, Witnessing: Beyond Recognition, published with Minnesota in 2001.
She has published in The New York Times, and has been interviewed on ABC television news, various radio programs, and Canadian Broadcasting network. Her work has been translated into seven languages. Most recently, she has written two novels in the Cowgirl Philosophy Series, forthcoming.Buy tickets/get more info now