Pop Up Discussion - Why Can't Feminists Change the Law? The History and Politics of Welfare Reform in the Modern U.S.

Event Date: 

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Event Location: 

  • HSSB 4041

Event Contact: 

Joanne Nowak, Blum Center Academic Coordinator (joanne.nowak@ucsb.edu)

On January 24th at 4PM, Dr. Felicia Kornbluh (History and Gender, Sexuality and Women's studies, University of Vermont) will discuss how welfare reform is shaped by gendered and racialized dimensions of legal activity that are evident, persistent, yet ignored by policymakers and Washington, D.C.-based intellectuals. This public talk will take place in HSSB 6020 at 4PM.
On January 25th at 1PM, the Blum Center is pleased to also present a Pop Up Discussion with Dr. Kornbluh to discuss welfare reform in more depth, as well as her latest research on reproductive justice and what the concept means today. Join us in HSSB 4041, lunch will be served. RSVP for the Pop Up Discussion with Joanne Nowak (joanne.nowak@ucsb.edu) by Jan 23rd.