Race And Climate Reading Group - April 2022
Friday, April 15, 2022, 11am - 1pm
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Launched in the Spring of 2020, the Race and Climate Reading group was created in response to Cooper Union student requests to invest in discussions that center issues of race and social justice and how they intersect with the climate crisis that we are all deeply mired in at the moment. As we all know, the climate crisis effects communities of color first, and disproportionately. And, as the readings all attest, this is reflective of and a culmination of centuries of oppression, and settler colonialism. The concept of the group:
- We read about the intersection of race and climate across multiple genres
- We privilege writers and thinkers of color
Below are the dates and titles for this semester. Meetings are held in the library. Access the readings here.
Friday, February 11th — 11:AM to 1:00 PM EST
The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies by Tiffany Lethabo King
Friday, March 25th — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Earth Shattering: Ecopoems by Neil Astley (Editor)
Friday, April 15th — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
The Anthrobscene by Jussi Parikka
For questions, please email Nada.Ayad@cooper.edu.
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