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Critical Race Approaches to Animal Rights and Veganism: A Talk by Amie Breeze Harper
Date Wednesday November 16
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
155 Barrows Hall, (just east of sproul)
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, Ca, 94720
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorAmman Desai
Emailammandesai [at] gmail.com
Phone714 342 7107

A. Breeze Harper is one the nation's leading academics in the field of animal rights and critical race theory and also the editor of the book Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society. She is the author of Scar, and a contributing author to several publications including, The Black Imagination, Science Fiction, and Futurism, Cultivating Food Justice, Taking Food Public, the Journal of Critical Animal Studies, and Sister Species: Women, Social Justice, and Animal Advocacy. Currently, Breeze Harper is a doctoral candidate in the department of Geography at UC, Davis with her research focusing on "how race, class, gender, and geographical region in the USA affect community (1) health and well-being and; (2) relationship to, and perception of, alternative consumption practices."

Harper will be visiting the UC Berkeley campus to give a talk intersecting race and animal oppression. Her talk will bring a nuanced critical perspective on animal rights and veganism through understandings of the interplay of race in looking at animal oppression and vegan spaces.
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