Dr. Carol Adams to Speak

Carol Adams

The University of Redlands Human-Animal Studies Program in collaboration with the National Museum of Animals and Society will host writer, feminist and animal rights advocate Dr. Carol Adams from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 in the Casa Loma Room.

This is the second event in the lecture series titled: "On the Margins: Shared Human-Animal Experiences."

Carol J. Adams is an American writer, feminist and animal rights advocate. She is the author of several books, including "The Sexual Politics of Meat" (1990) and "The Pornography of Meat" (2004). Adams has published around 100 articles or entries in journals, books, magazines and encyclopedias on vegetarianism, animal rights, domestic violence and sexual abuse.

As an undergraduate at the University of Rochester, Adams was involved in bringing women's studies courses to the University's course catalog. Adams graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in 1972 and obtained her M. Div from Yale Divinity School in 1976. Adams was executive director of the Chautauqua County Rural Ministry, Inc., in Dunkirk, New York from the late 1970s to 1987. Adams is also a pioneer of feminist care theory in animal ethics. "The Sexual Politics of Meat" discusses the connections between feminism and vegetarianism, patriarchy and meat eating, historically and through the reading of literary texts.

All events are free and open to the public.

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