Environmental Justice & Community Knowledge in Africatown


A group of ENVS students will talk about their fall break research trip to Africatown, AL. They will discuss Africatown’s present-day environmental justice threats and preservation/advocacy work.

A group of environmental studies students will talk about their fall break research trip to Africatown, Alabama, the community founded by the survivors of the last ship to illegally bring enslaved people to the United States. The students will discuss Africatown’s present-day environmental justice threats and the preservation and advocacy work that Oberlin has collaborated on since 2014 under the leadership of Associate Professor Janet Fiskio. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Tuesday February 11, 4:30 pm to 11:59 pm | Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies

Contact

ejohnson@oberlin.edu

440-775-5026

Sponsored by

Friends of the Oberlin College Libraries, Oberlin College Libraries

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