Anna Clark, professor of history at the University of Minnesota, will present “Human Rights and Animal Rights: Local Control of Hospitals in the 1890s British Empire” at the 17th annual Rev. Henry W. Casper, S.J., Lecture on Monday, March 26, at 4 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites BC.
Clark is the president of the North American Conference on British Studies and the former editor of the American British Studies Journal. In addition, Clark is the author of several books including; Desire: The History of European Sexuality (2008), Scandal: The Sexual Politics of the British Constitution (2004), and The Struggle for the Breeches: Gender and the Making of the British Working Class (1995).
Her lecture is a part of her current book project, which is tentatively called, “Rage Against the Machine: Individual Rights, Biopolitics in Britain and its Empire.”