Race and the Environment 2016 Symposium
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Check Pyle Center lobby for room information.
Light refreshments served
A one-hour, open conversation on themes in Carolyn Finney’s book, Black Faces, White Spaces (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), which examines how the environment has been understood, commodified and represented by white and black Americans and others, and asks the question: Why are African Americans represented as they are when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation and environmentalism?
Carolyn Finney will be a keynote speaker at the 10th annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference on Monday, April 25, at Monona Terrace.
- Gloria Castillo-Posada, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
- Dantrell Cotton, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
- Samuel Dennis Jr., Department of Landscape Architecture
- Brigitte Fielder, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies
- Alfonso Morales, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
- Carolina Sarmiento, School of Human Ecology
- Moderator: Anna M. Gade, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Sponsored by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment, in collaboration with the Environmental Graduate Research Scholars (GRS).