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Jennifer Francis
September 24,  2020

via Zoom

Past Events

Fall 2021 Colloquium Speaker Series – Desiree Fields

Jefferson 218

Care and the Politics of Reclamation This talk is based on a collaborative project with Brandi T. Summers. We examine Black women’s efforts to reclaim space in response to the finance-led transformation of West Oakland, California. Our analysis focuses on the Moms 4 Housing movement, which began when five Black mothers occupied a vacant, corporate […]

(Postponed until Spring 2022) Colloquium Speaker Series – Joseph Getzoff

Jefferson 218

Masters of the Wasteland: Zionist Sciences, Bedouin Cultivation, and Arid Zone Development In Israel/Palestine, Zionist actors have often claimed that their state building project would rescue the land and environment from destruction supposedly caused by Palestinians. Such narratives, and the policies that emanate from them, are supported not only by political-ideological actors, but also by […]