The next Qualitative Cafe brown bag lunch, featuring Janet Page-Reeves, will be held Thursday, Nov. 11 from 12-1 p.m. Reeves, a research scientist at the UNM Prevention Center, will present, "Challenging Boundaries, Redefining Limits: The Experience of Bolivian Handknitters in the Global Economy." The lecture will be held in the College of Nursing rm. 252.
Page-Reeves is an anthropologist with 15 years of experience in evaluating and developing community-based programs, and writing and teaching about qualitative issues related to poverty and socio-economic development both in the U.S. and in Latin America.
In New Mexico, she has worked with a wide variety of nonprofit organizations on issues of food security and hunger, obesity prevention, healthy communities, local food production, food stamps, youth action and living wages.
Page-Reeves was a Fulbright Hayes Research Fellow in Bolivia, and received her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the City University of New York in 1999 for research she conducted regarding indigenous identity, women's cooperatives, the politics of development funding and the global market for hand knits.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and any interested colleagues or students. For more information call Casey Burnett, Research Department, UNM College of Nursing, at (505) 272-0684.