Hamline News

May 16, 2012

McKeage Presents on Women & Labor

Kim McKeage, visiting associate professor in the Hamline School of Business, recently traveled to New Haven, CT for the Women & Labor conference held at Southern Connecticut State University. Dr. McKeage presented research on women's home production and consumption, including urban homesteading, do-it-yourself activities, and cooking, entitled "Doin' It Herself: Forays Into Radical Home Economics." In addition, Dr. McKeage moderated a session on the important work and writings of the late Wangari Muta Maathai, Kenyan activist founder of the Green Belt Movement and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.