Scholarship at the intersection of Critical Environmental Justice studies and Critical Race Geographies has begun to bring depth and nuance to understandings of racial violence of, and resistance to, environmental racism. Scholarship situated within Black and Latinx Geographies, in particular, has made possible critical scholarly perspectives on the simultaneous devaluation of bodies of color and the environment, by drawing on ways of understanding space and place that have been traditionally silenced within Geography. We build on this work to ask: How might critical race geographies enable deeper engagement in critical studies of environmental injustice and counter-hegemonic knowledge of space and place?
|Presenter||Levi Van Sant*, George Mason University, Conserving What? Conservation Easements and Environmental Justice in the Coastal US South||15||12:00 AM|
|Presenter||Ellen Kohl*, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Organizing in the Trump Era: Environmental justice activist’s responses to regulation||15||12:00 AM|
|Presenter||Cristina Faiver-Serna*, , ‘Survival first, health second’: Geographies of Environmental Racism and the M(other)work of Promotoras de Salud||15||12:00 AM|
|Presenter||Tianna Bruno*, University of Oregon, Environmental Injustice and Black Sense of Place in the Biophysical and Social Afterlife of Slavery||15||12:00 AM|
|Discussant||Juan De Lara University of Southern California||15||12:00 AM|
To access contact information login