Friday, September 20, 10 am to 11:30 am
Millett Hall Atrium
GOOD ALLIES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE: INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY & FEMINIST METHODS
Millett Hall Atrium: 10:00am on Friday, September 20th, 2019
Part of the "Our Planet - Our Lives" event series - a performance of MISSA GAIA with the WSU event and a following event at 4:30pm at Antioch College (Arts & Science Cinema Room 219). The second event is a panel discussion with Chris Cuomo Jennifer Knickerbocker (Antioch College), and Lynette Jones (WSU) [moderated by Kelli Zaytoun (WSU)], entitled "Refusing Fatalism: Realistic Approaches to Achieving Climate Justice."
Chris J. Cuomo is Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, and an affiliate faculty member of the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, the Institute for African-American Studies, and the Institute for Native American Studies. The author and editor of many articles and several books in feminist, postcolonial, and environmental philosophy, Cuomo served as Director of the Institute for Women’s Studies from 2006-2009. Her book, The Philosopher Queen, a Reflection on Post-9/11 Anti-War Feminist Politics, was nominated for a Lambda Award and an APA book award, and her work in eco-feminist philosophy and creative interdisciplinary practice has been influential among those seeking to bring together social justice and environmental concerns, as well as theory and practice. She has been a recipient of research grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Ms. Foundation, the National Council for Research on Women, and the Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy, and she has been a visiting faculty member at Cornell University, Amherst College, and Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.
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