March 2nd, 2006


Politics of the Body - March 9, 2006 - USC!

PLEASE JOIN US for the 2nd panel of the “Politics of the Body”!

Thursday, March 9: Mediating Subcultural Deviance

5:30-8:00pm / Doheny Library 240
light dinner and refreshments provided

E. Patrick Johnson
Associate Professor of Performance Studies, Northwestern University
Camp Revival: Queering Male Bodies in the Black Church

Kathleen LeBesco
Associate Professor of Communication Arts, Marymount Manhattan College
Moral Panics and Health Terrors: Rethinking Fatness During the “Obesity

Alma Lopez
Visual Artist, Los Angeles
Title TBA

Moderated by Stefanie Snider, PhD Student, Department of Art History

Graduate student lunch with panelists the day of each panel, 12 noon to 2pm,
VKC 379
For more information on the series contact: Emily Hobson: /
Stefanie Snider:

The Politics of the Body: 3 panels at USC € February 9, March 9, and April 3 €
Spring 2006

The Politics of the Body is organized by USC graduate students with the support
of the Academic Professionalization Program of the College of Letters, Arts and
Sciences. The series addresses the embodied structures of race, gender, and
sexuality in social movements, performance, and contemporary life. Program
sponsors: USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences € Center for Feminist
Research € Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) € Department of Art
History € Program in American Studies & Ethnicity € Visual Studies Research Lab
€ Program in Gender Studies € Department of Anthropology € Department of
English € Department of Sociology € Department of Comparative Literature €