Black Ecologies Discussion Series: Extraction, Disposability and Resistance

The Spring 2021 Black Ecologies Discussion Series brought together environmental justice organizers, Black farmers, performance and visual artists, and intellectuals with the aim of transforming the epistemology of ecological analysis. These discussions center three key themes: extraction, disposability and resistance. 

Series sponsors include the Institute for Humanities Research, the School of Social Transformation, the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, the IHR Digital Humanities Initiative, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the IHR Environmental Humanities Initiative, and the College of Global Futures. 

Discussion 1

March 31, 2021

Keynote: The Texas Freedom Colonies Project: Womanist Placemaking Ecologies in African American Settlements

April 7, 2021

Discussion 2

April 14, 2021

Discussion 3

April 21, 2021

Keynote: What Remains?: Reflections on Memory, Nostalgia and the Ephemerality of Black Geographies

April 28, 2021