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Laura Briggs Lecture

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Stamford Campus
Rm A1

Wednesday, February 28 at 4:30 pm in A1 “Where Did Trump Come From? Reproductive Politics, Whiteness, and Neoliberalism” by Laura Briggs

Laura Briggs is professor and chair of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an interdisciplinary scholar of reproductive politics and the U.S. relationship to Latin America, trained in history and American Studies. She has written numerous articles, published in diverse venues from law reviews to history journals to popular books. Her most recent book is How All Politics are Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump (University of California Press, 2017). She is also the author of Somebody's Children: The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption (2012), which won the Rawley Prize on Race Relations from the Organization of American Historians, and Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico. Her Ph.D. is from Brown University's Department of American Studies, 1998.


Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies (primary), Stamford Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, UConn Master Calendar

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