Black Futures Symposium: Black Ecologies
Join the Black Studies Colloquium for its inaugural Black Futures symposium. This year our theme is “Black Ecologies.” We aim to welcome a range of interpretations of Black Ecologies as thought and practice emerging from the study of geography, social history, effects of climate change or disruptions in the social and natural world, and the ways Black people have created their own environments to protect themselves.
Zoom registration links will be posted by 09/19/2022
Our schedule is listed below:
- Thursday 1:00 pm-2:30 pm (EST) October 13, 2022 Cristina Sturmer, activist, and researcher with Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST). This session is will be moderated by Professor Rojo Robles, Black and Latino Studies, Baruch College.
- Thursday 3:30pm -5:00 pm (EST) October 13, 2022, Colette Pichon Battle, Esq., activist and researcher with Taproot, a global climate justice organization. Check out Colette Pichon’s TED Talk “Climate change will displace millions. Here’s how we prepare.” This presentation will be moderated by Professor Erica Richardson, English, Baruch College.
- Friday, 11:00 am-12:30 pm (EST) October 14, 2022, Nisrin Elamin, PhD, Anthropology Department, New College, the University of Toronto. This session will be moderated by Professor Keisha Allan, Black and Latino Studies, Baruch College
- Friday, 1:00-2:30pm (EST) October 14, 2022, Chakanetsa Mavhunga, PhD, Science, Technology, and Society Department at MIT. This session will be moderated by Professor Shelly Eversley, Chair of Black and Latino Studies, Baruch College.
For information, please email Erica.Richardson@baruch.cuny.edu