12:44 p.m., Nov. 4, 2010----Audrey Kobayashi, president-elect of the Association of American Geographers, will discuss “Immigrant Women and Access to Services in the Neoliberal City” during a presentation at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Room 102 of Gore Hall at the University of Delaware.
The presentation is sponsored by the Department of Women's Studies.
Kobayashi is a leading scholar at the intersection of critical race and feminist theory, globalization, and cultural and social geography. Her talk will focus on the experiences of immigrant women in a time of cutbacks to services.
Principal investigator of the Citizenship, Equity, Rights, Community, Inclusion and Social Justice (CERCIS) research group at Queen's University in Canada, Kobayashi is editor of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of British Columbia and a doctorate from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
Her presentation at UD is made possible through the Greater Philadelphia Women's Studies Consortium Scholar-in Residence program.