Dr. Reisa Klein on Mastectomy Tattooing and Digital Feminist Body Politics


Reisa-Klein
Join us for a talk by Dr. Reisa Klein, “P.ink Ink: Mastectomy Tattooing and Self-Care as Digital Feminist Body Politics.” Dr. Klein is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta. Dr. Klein’s current project examines the emergent digital cultures of breast cancer survivors who use mastectomy tattoos in response to post-operative surgery and implications for the mobilization of a transnational and intersectional feminist politics and gendered and race-based health activism. In addition, she is co-editing a special issue of Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies on “Reimaging Breasts” slated for publication in Fall 2019.

When: Friday, April 26th, 10-11:30am
Where: Hagey Hall of the Humanities Room 373

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