UO Today #473: Lamia Karim

UO Today #473: Lamia Karim

Lamia Karim

UO Today week of August 8, 2011:

Lamia Karim, Anthropology and Associate Director of CSWS, discusses her forthcoming book Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh, the first feminist critique of the much-lauded microcredit process in Bangladesh. She describes the adverse effects of the microcredit system. Watch it online.

Eugene schedule:
  • Channel 23-Tuesday 12 p.m.; Wednesday 8 p.m.; Friday 5 p.m.; and Sunday 7 p.m.
  • Channel 29-Tuesday 11:30 p.m. and Wednesday 11:30 a.m

Portland schedule:

  • Channel 29 (Portland Community Media)-Wednesday 8:30 p.m. and Friday 6:30 p.m.
  • Comcast Channel 27 and Verizon Channel 35 (MetroEast Community Media)-Monday 12 p.m.;
  • Tuesday 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Wednesday 5:30 p.m.; Thursday 3:30 p.m.; Friday 6 p.m.;
  • Saturday 12 p.m.; and Sunday 6:30 p.m.

UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s half-hour television interview program, provides a glimpse into the heart of the University of Oregon. Each episode offers viewers a conversation with UO faculty and administrators as well as visiting scholars, authors, and artists whose groundbreaking work is shaping our world.