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Environmental Crises: History, Economics and Politics Seminar

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Dayton Campus
E163 Student Union
Audience: 
Future Students
Current Students
Faculty
Staff
Alumni
The public

Environmental Crises: History, Economics, and Politics:
This symposium will bring together scholars from a range of fields in an effort to explore issues of environmental justice beyond the confines of disciplinary boundaries. Symposium speakers and their topics include:

  • Joyce Barry, Hamilton College (Women’s Studies Department), “Gender and Climate Change: Lessons from the Movement to End Mountaintop Removal”
  • Harold Perkins, Ohio University (Geography Department), “Consent to Neoliberal Hegemony through Coercive Urban Environmental Governance”
  • Helen Scharber, Hampshire College (Economics Department), “Are We Poisoning the Most Vulnerable?  Race and Pollution Exposure among Infants in the U.S.”
  • Rachel Belz, Ohio Citizen Action, on environmental activism
For information, contact
Dr. Sirisha Naidu