How women will lead us to a more sustainable future
Clarkdale AZ (January 6, 2020) – Explore and discuss the many issues of social justice and gender inequity in a changing climate. Please come prepared for a lively, interactive discussion. Open to all, OLLI registration not required. Yavapai College: Verde Valley Campus 601 Black Hills Dr, Clarkdale, Thursday, January 16, 2020, 11:30 – 1:30, Community Room, Bldg M.
Dr. Frances Julia Riemer is Professor of Educational Foundations and Associate Faculty/former Director of Northern Arizona University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
An educational anthropologist who has conducted ethnographic research in the US, Africa, and Latin America, she focuses on change and issues of equity and access, gender, development and sustainable communities, and cultural difference and the social organization of community, school, and workplace.
Dr. Riemer is the author of Working at the Margins: Moving off Welfare in America, co-editor of Qualitative Research: An Introduction to Methods and Designs, and editor of Front and Back Stage of Tourism Performance: Imaginaries and Bucket List Venues, as well as author of book chapters and articles in a range of journals and texts. She is a Fulbright Fellow affiliated with the University of Botswana, and recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, an Elva Knight Research grant, an Arizona Board of Regents Innovation Fund for Learner-Centered Education grant, and a Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education.
Dr. Riemer’s current research and writing projects investigate the gendering of niceness, first generation college students and study abroad, women’s handicrafts as economic development in the Global South, and community-based natural-resource management in southern Africa.
Northern AZ Climate Change Alliance mission is to educate and empower people to take action now against the negative impact the climate crisis is having on our planet. NAZCCA is a grassroots, non-partisan, non-profit 501c3 organization.