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"The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Seawomen of Iceland: A Conundrum of Monopolies, Modernity, Memory, and Power" - Margaret Willson
"The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing  Seawomen of Iceland: A Conundrum of Monopolies, Modernity, Memory, and Power" - Margaret Willson
WhenThursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationDenny Hall (DEN)
Campus room313
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsCanadian Studies Center, Scandinavian Studies, Environmental Studies, and the Department of Anthropology
Description

"The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing  Seawomen of Iceland: A Conundrum of Monopolies, Modernity, Memory, and Power"

Margaret Willson
UW Anthropology Affiliate Associate Professor

In present-day Iceland, the history of the country’s lauded female fishing presence has been erased.

What happened and why?

Join anthropologist Margaret Willson to explore the answers. Learn about her research and book on Icelandic sea women put out by UW Press "Seawomen of Iceland, Survival on the Edge."

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