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News Posted on March 13, 2014

Professor Pruitt Speaks as Part of UC Davis Grapes of Wrath Symposium

On March 7, Professor Lisa R. Pruitt spoke as part "The Grapes of Wrath in Context: An Interdisciplinary Symposium" held in conjunction with the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Frank Galati's adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel. Together with Philip Martin, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, she was a panelist for a discussion of "The Joads: Where Did They Come From, Where Did They Go?"

Lisa R. Pruitt is a professor at UC Davis School of Law whose recent scholarship explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity.  Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts.