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Racial Ecologies Conference
Racial Ecologies Conference
WhenThursday, June 1 – Friday, June 2, 2017
Campus locationSamuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1)
Event typesConferences, Information Sessions, Performances
Event sponsorsCenter for Communication, Difference, and Equity (ccde.com.uw.edu… Ralina Joseph, rljoseph@uw.edu), Department of Communication (www.com.washington.edu… David Domke, domke@uw.edu); Comparative History of ideas (chid.washington.edu… Maria Elena Garcia, meg71@u.washington.edu); French and Italian Studies (frenchitalian.washington.edu… Louisa Mackenzie, louisam@uw.edu)
Target Audiencecampus community and local environmental activists
Description

The Racial Ecologies conference will bring scholars at all ranks from across the country together with locally based scholars and activists to exchange information and inspiration at the nexus of race and ecology. Sponsored by the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity, the conference is scheduled for June 1 & 2 at the Ethnic Cultural Center. It is free and open to the public, but please register at the website so we can get an estimate for seating and food.

Our keynote speaker is Claire Jean Kim, UC Irvine, Political Science. She will be presenting on her new research on race and animal studies on the evening of June 1st. June 2nd will feature panels on colonialism and ecology, keywords in race and ecology, community activism, and speculative fictions. The conference will end with a reception and dance performance. 

Linkccde.com.washington.edu…
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