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Rebecca Lester: “‘Fat’ is Not a Feeling: Eating Disorders, Affective Practice, and Cultures of Scarcity”

February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Dr. Rebecca Lester will be visiting UA from Wednesday, February 15 until Friday, February 17. Please be sure to mark your calendars for her lecture that will be on Thursday, February 16 from 3:30-5:00pm in 257 ten Hoor Hall. Attached is her working itinerary.

Most of Friday is available for anyone interested in meeting with her one-on-one or in small groups. Please let me know if you’re interested in meeting with Dr. Lester, and in your availability. I will try my best to accommodate.

Also, there will be two dinners. One on Wednesday at River, and one on Thursday at a restaurant TBD. She will also be staying at the Indigo Hotel. Please let me (Larry Monocello ltmonocello@crimson.ua.edu)  know if you would like to attend either or both, and suggestions for the Thursday venue.

Rebecca Lester, Ph.D., MSW, is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her lecture is sponsored by Lambda Alpha, the Anthropology Club, and the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Gender and Race Studies, the School of Social Work, the Department of Psychology, and New College.

Lecture by Rebecca Lester 2017-02-16

Rebecca Lester Itinerary



February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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