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Writing, Activism, and North American Geographies: A Conversation with Rebecca Solnit

Writing, Activism, and North American Geographies: A Conversation with Rebecca Solnit
1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N
Time: Feb 20th, 2:00 pm End: Feb 20th, 3:30 pm
Interest Categories: Urban, United States Studies, Political Science, Geography & Planning (FAS), Environment, Comparative Literature (FAS), Cities and Humanities, Architecture, Landscape, Design
Author Rebecca Solnit; respondents Deborah Cowen, Ju Hui Judy Han, Alexis Mitchell

The Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, is pleased to present

Writing, Activism, and North American Geographies: A Conversation with Rebecca Solnit

Co-organized by the Centre for the Study of the United States at the Munk School of Global Affairs, the Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, and Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art; co-sponsored by Spacing magazine.

Discussants: 

  • Deborah Cowen, Department of Geography and Planning
  • Ju Hui Judy Han, Dept. of Geography, UTSC
  • Alexis Mitchell, Dept. of Geography and Planning

Rebecca Solnit, the award-winning writer, historian, and activist, speaks about her wide-ranging publications on art, politics, and community. Solnit is the author of fifteen books about environment, landscape, community, art, politics, the power of stories, and hope, most recently, Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas.

This seminar is open to graduate students and faculty members only. Registration is required.  To register, please RSVP to Stella Kyriakakis at csus@utoronto.ca or call 416-946-8972 by February 17th.

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