'The Sexual Politics of Meat', The Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton (UK), Wed 22nd Jan 7pm

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Jan 8 2014 11:02
'The Sexual Politics of Meat', The Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton (UK), Wed 22nd Jan 7pm


A talk and slideshow by Carol J. Adams, author of 'The Sexual Politics of Meat: A feminist-vegetarian critical theory'.

The slide show provides an analysis of the interconnected oppressions of sexism, racism, and speciesism by exploring the way popular culture presents images of race, gender, and species to further oppressive attitudes. It also suggests forms of resistance against the construction of individuals, human or non-human, as "meat."

Drawing upon images from popular culture, it answers the question: how does someone become a piece of meat? The slide show demonstrates how a trinity of interrelated forces (objectification, fragmentation, and consumption) impact our cultural and personal consciousness about women and animals.

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rat's picture
Joined: 16-10-03
Jan 8 2014 20:02

Oh God, the ugly face of the ideology of Privilege Theory and Intersectionality!
Get a bloody grip!

plasmatelly's picture
Joined: 16-05-11
Jan 8 2014 22:31

Just knowing that someone somewhere is out there discussing how someone becomes a piece of meat is enough to get me through any shit day at work.

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Chilli Sauce
Joined: 5-10-07
Jan 9 2014 12:36

Well, someone had to say it, although my first response to reading this was just the thought this sort of sums a lot lot my experiences in Brighton over the years.