Caren Kaplan is Professor of American Studies and affiliated faculty in Film Studies, Cultural Studies, and Science & Technology Studies at UC Davis. She is the author of Questions of Travel: Postmodern Discourses of Displacement (Duke 1996) and the co-author and co-editor of Introduction to Women's Studies: Gender in a Transnational World (McGraw-Hill 2001/2005), Between Woman and Nation: Transnational Feminisms and the State (Duke 1999), and Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational Feminist Practices (Minnesota 1994) as well as two digital multi-media scholarly works, Dead Reckoning and Precision Targets. Her current research focuses on aerial views and militarized visual culture.
An optional reading is available to read in advance of the speaker presentation:
"'A Rare and Chilling View': Aerial Photography as Biopower in the Visual Culture of '9/11,'" Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture 11:2 (2011), launched June 30 at http://reconstruction.eserver.org/112/Kaplan_Caren.shtml
Professor Caren Kaplan, American Studies, UC Davis
Affiliated faculty in Film Studies, Cultural Studies, and Science & Technology Studies
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