a public event
Scaling the Wall: "Circulation" and Communication across the Cold War
A public lecture by SUSAN GAL, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Thursday, May 29, 2008
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Mae & Sidney G. Metzl Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, of Linguistics, and of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, Susan Gal is presently doing research on the political economy of language, including linguistic nationalism, language and gender, and especially the rhetorical and symbolic aspects of political transformation in contemporary eastern Europe and post socialism generally. Her work focuses as well on the construction of gender and discourses of reproduction.