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Barbara Laskin

Desiring Walls
The Twenty-Eighth Annual G. Theodore Mitau Endowed Lecture

St. Paul, Minn. - February 18, 2009

Wendy BrownWho: Wendy Brown, a political science professor at Univ. Calif., Berkeley, is affiliated with two interdisciplinary graduate programs, in Critical Theory and Women and Gender and Sexuality. Her books include Regulating Aversion and Manhood and Politics.

What: Brown’s lecture is titled “Desiring Walls.”  She’s currently working on a book about contemporary nation-state walling considered through the lens of sovereignty (on which this lecture is based).

When: 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, FREE
Where: Macalester College
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.

Contact: Barbara K. Laskin, Macalester College