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Consuming Intimacies


Bodies, Labour, Care and Social Justice

 An international group of scholars and artists exploring critical social justice issues that arise from the intersections of intimacy with labour, exchange, and commodification.

Symposium to be held at Brock University, October 15-16, 2015.

Keynote speakers:

Donna Dickenson (Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London)

Monir Moniruzzaman (Michigan State University)

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (University of Southern California).

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Art exhibit: Spare Parts

Camille Turner is curating an exhibition at Brock University’s Rodman Hall Art Centre entitled Spare Parts. The work results from a collaboration between artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg and medical anthropologist Monir Moniruzzaman, with consultation by Jim Ruxton. Upon entering the exhibition space the viewer will be confronted with life sized video projections of an organ seller and a recipient facing each other and sitting in silence. Spare Parts will be presented at Rodman Hall in October 2015.

For more information see the symposium website:  www.consumingintimacies.com

This project is sponsored by the Brock University Social Justice Research Institute

 

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Consuming Intimacies


Bodies, Labour, Care and Social Justice

 An international group of scholars and artists exploring critical social justice issues that arise from the intersections of intimacy with labour, exchange, and commodification.

Symposium to be held at Brock University, October 15-16, 2015.

Keynote speakers:

Donna Dickenson (Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London)

Monir Moniruzzaman (Michigan State University)

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (University of Southern California).

.

Art exhibit: Spare Parts

Camille Turner is curating an exhibition at Brock University’s Rodman Hall Art Centre entitled Spare Parts. The work results from a collaboration between artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg and medical anthropologist Monir Moniruzzaman, with consultation by Jim Ruxton. Upon entering the exhibition space the viewer will be confronted with life sized video projections of an organ seller and a recipient facing each other and sitting in silence. Spare Parts will be presented at Rodman Hall in October 2015.

For more information see the symposium website:  www.consumingintimacies.com

This project is sponsored by the Brock University Social Justice Research Institute