The Race and Yoga Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its first annual conference Friday, April 25, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Yoga and Access: Questions of Inclusion.” It will bring together a diverse array of practitioners and scholars to examine questions about the (mis)perceptions, representations, and differential access to yoga in various communities.
Panel topics include:
Orientalism and Yoga
Queering the Normative
Whiteness and Yoga
Yoga in Communities of Color
Yoga in Carceral Spaces
Professor Evelyn Nakano-Glenn, UC Berkeley Departments of Gender and Women's Studies and Ethnic Studies
Associate Professor Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UC Riverside Department of Dance
Registration is free, but advance registration is required.
For more information about the conference, including details on how to register, please visit:
Sabrina Strings, Ph.D.
Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Public Health/Department of Sociology
50 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
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