Fleshed Out: The Body Politic

Fleshed Out: The Body Politic

March 2, 2017 - 5:30pm
Thirsty Hippo
Free and open to the public
Kelly Ferris Lester

Interdisciplinary Investigations continues with "Fleshed Out: The Body Politic," which will include three final sessions this spring.

Bodies that challenge social norms have been labeled “deviant”--think obesity, tattoos and piercings,etc. What makes a body not just different, but dangerous? How does a society seek to control, modify, or even eliminate those dangerous bodies? "How Do We Control 'Dangerous' Bodies?" will be presented by sociology professor Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell with special remarks by psychology professor Dr. Susan Hrostowski and English professor Dr. Emily Stanback.

"How Do We Control 'Dangerous' Bodies?" is set for Mar. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thirsty Hippo located in Downtown Hattiesburg. 

The event and series are open to the public. For more information about upcoming events in the series, visit http://artsandlettersnow.usm.edu.