"Ethics and the Environment" Panel Highlights Cultural Studies Conference, April 19
Author: David Santen, Office of University Communications (503-725-8789)
Posted: April 13, 2007

What: A public panel, “Ethics and the Environment,” highlights the national meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, held at Portland State University for the first time, April 19-21, 2007. Panelists for “Ethics and the Environment” include:
* Sangeeta Ray, English, University of Maryland (panel co-chair);
* Grant Farrad, Literature, Duke University (panel co-chair);
* Jill Casid, Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison;
* Devon Peña, Anthropology and Chicano Studies, University of Washington;
* Andrew Ross, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University.

The talk is one of dozens to be held on topics in popular culture, media studies, environmental cultural studies, political culture, women’s studies, ethnic studies and more, bringing together more than 300 scholars from across disciplines. The other two plenary sessions are on "Asia, the Pacific Rim, and Contemporary Capitalism" and "Post 9/11 America and the World."  

When: “Ethics and the Environment” Panel, April 19, 5:45 p.m.

Where: PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway) and University Place (310 SW Lincoln, Portland).

Cost: The panel discussion is free and open to the public

Contact: For more information, contact Leerom Medovoi, associate professor of English and director of the Portland Center for Cultural Studies, 503-725-4946, or

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