Office for Diversity Affairs and Equal Opportunity

Evergreen Diversity Series hosts lecture at Tacoma campus with Olympia broadcast

Published: January 11, 2007

Event Date: January 23, 2007

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, an Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Program in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California will give a lecture "Gender, Race and the Landscapes of Social Justice: Our Struggle to Understand and Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex," Tuesday, Jan. 23 at The Evergreen State College's Tacoma campus. Gilmore's lectures are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. A live interactive video broadcast of the lecture will be available on the Olympia campus at Lecture Hall 1. The Tacoma campus is located at 1210 6th Avenue.

Gilmore recently completed a book on the political economy of California's significant prison expansion since 1982, and the urban and rural grassroots opposition to the expansion. The talk is sponsored by the college's 2006-2007 Diversity Series.  The lectures are free and open to the public.


Todd Sprague Executive Director of Marketing, Communications and College Relations
The Evergreen State College
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