Fashion Resistance to Militarism
Submitted by jmumbey on Fri, 05/07/2010 - 12:18pm
An eye-catching exposé of how militarism has seeped into our homes, our closets, and our minds.
Produced by UO students, staff and faculty in collaboration with Eugene community members, this unique fashion show features original designs that challenge some pervasive assumptions about militarism.The show uncovers the high costs of militarism in terms of people’s lives, their emotional well-being, environmental contamination, carbon footprint, war profiteering, and all the ways war is made to seem normal.
Organized by Women’s and Gender Studies Department and Oregon WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions).
Co-sponsors: Center for the Study of Women in Society, Oregon Center for Humanities, UO Women’s Center.
For more information or to get involved, contact Gwyn Kirk, firstname.lastname@example.org, (541) 346-5953 (office phone).
Location: Agate Hall Auditorium, 18th & Agate streets, University of Oregon
*Admission is free