An Evening with Carol J. Adams

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Presenter/Author: 
Carol J. Adams

Join acclaimed writer and activist Carol J. Adams for a reading and discussion of her recent works, Protest Kitchen and Burger (Object Lessons). She will be joined in conversation by Marla Rose. 

Presented in partnership with UChicago Program on the Global Environment 

At the Co-op

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About the author: Carol J. Adams is a feminist-vegan advocate, activist, and independent scholar and the author of numerous books including her pathbreaking The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, now in a Bloomsbury Revelations edition celebrating its 25th anniversary. It has been translated into German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Spanish, and French. She is the co-editor of several important anthologies, including most recently Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (with Lori Gruen). The Carol J. Adams Reader: Writings and Conversations 1995-2015 appeared in the fall of 2016.

Her writings are the subject of two recent anthologies, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women of Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and The Art of the Animal: 14 Women Artists Explore The Sexual Politics of Meat, in which a new generation of feminists, artists, and activists respond to Adams' groundbreaking work.

About the interlocutor: Marla Rose is an award-nominated journalist, columnist and author as well as the co-founder of Chicago VeganMania, the largest free vegan festival of its kind in the Midwest, now in its 10th year. Vegan since 1995, Marla has dedicated her life to building vegan culture and community from a feminist framework. Besides writing most of the content and managing social media for VeganStreet.com, she and her husband run Vegan Street Media, which provides communications materials for vegan businesses and non-profits. In addition, Marla writes feature stories for magazines and is an advice columnist for VegNews Magazine. She also recently wrote the cookbook and guidebook, Fun, Festive and Fabulous: Vegan Holidays for Everyone.

Event Location: 
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637