Kath Browne, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Geography
Department of Geography
University of Brighton (England)
"Tales of Dublin City: Non-Heterosexual Women/Lesbians Write the 'Fair City'"
Free and Open to the Public
Monday, April 11, 7 p.m.
UMD Campus, Life Sciences building, Room 185
Dr. Browne is a rising scholar in the field of lesbian geographies and geographies of gender and sexuality. She received her PhD from the University of Gloucestershire in 2002, with her dissertation: "Power, Performativities and Place: Living Outside Heterosexuality".
Dr. Browne has an impressive list of papers and conference participation. In 2000, she was awarded the Jacquelyn Beyer award for a student paper competition at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. She has also chaired and organized conference sessions for Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers, the Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, and the Association of American Geographers, and published or presented over 20 academic papers.
A reception will be held immediately following the lecture. For more information, call (218) 726-7076 or (218) 726-6246.