LAURA WRIGHT presents THE VEGAN STUDIES PROJECT

Laura Wright’s compelling, controversial Vegan Studies Project is being celebrated as “the foundational text for the nascent field of vegan studies.” Published by the University of Georgia Press, it examines vegans and veganism in contemporary culture, analyzing the lifestyle and movement in the context of gender and sexuality studies, ecofeminism, and pop culture to evaluate the conflicted role of veganism in our cultural moment. Ultimately, Laura criticizes the boundaries created by the labels of “vegetarian” and “vegan” and calls for a revision of the discourse surrounding how and what we eat. Laura is head of the English Department at Western Carolina University. She will be joined by Carol J. Adams, ecofeminist author of The Sexual Politics of Meat.

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