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Political Ecology and the End(s) of Critique

Saturday Keynote DOPE 2014

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Location: 
Memorial Hall

Environmental Racism as a Form of State-Sanctioned Racial Violence

DOPE 2014 - Friday Keynote 

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Location: 
Memorial Hall

DOPE 2014 Scholar/Activist Panel: Working Across Borders: US/Latin America Collaborations for Social and Environmental Justice

Featuring: Simón Sedillo (organizer and filmmaker); Geoff Boyce (Doctoral Candidate, School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona); Aviva Chomsky (Department of History, Salem State University); Vanessa Hall (Kentuckians for the Commonwealth); and Ann Kingsolver, (Department of Anthropology and Appalachian Studies Center, University of Kentucky)

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:40pm
Location: 
Student Center Room 230

DOPE 2014 Plenary Panel: Engaging Difference: Displacing the Subject in Political Ecology

Featuring: Dianne Rocheleau (Clark University); Laura Ogden (Florida International University);Carolyn Finney (University of California Berkeley); Melanie DuPuis (University of California Santa Cruz); Sharlene Mollett (University of Toronto at Scarsborough); and Rebecca Lave (Indiana University)

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:45pm to 2:40pm
Location: 
Student Center, Worsham Theatre

Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference Tackles Environmental, Social Issues, Economics, and More

Scholars and students from around the globe have congregated in Lexington for the last two years to discuss nature, the environment, social issues, economics, and more at the Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference. The next conference will take place at the University of Kentucky during the end of February 2013. In this podcast, Nate Millington, Jessa Loomis and Patrick Bigger, all of whom are involved in planning and organizing the conference, describe what this year's conference will entail.

The event is supported by the UK Department of Geography, the UK Student Sustainability Council, and the Vice President for Research in the College of Arts & Sciences.

For more information about the Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference and hear sessions from last year's conference, please visit politicalecology.org.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference 2012: Jairus Rossi

Jairus Rossi is a graduate student in the Department of Geography, and one of twelve individuals organizing the 2nd annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference, which will take place from April 13th – 15th 2012 at the University of Kentucky. The conference is a multi-disciplinary event that will bring two guest speakers and scholars from at least ten countries.

It is organized by the UK Political Ecology Working Group, and co-sponsored by the Student Sustainability Council, UK’s Vice President for Research, and the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information about the conference, please visit UK PEWG's website, www.politicalecology.org

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Visiting Professor To Discuss Environmental History

University of Massachusetts-Lowell history professor will discuss the history of environmentalism and its connection to the modern-day struggle against mountaintop removal.

Political Ecology: Patrick Bigger

Patrick Bigger is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky. He is a co-founder and member of the Political Ecology Working Group, a multidisciplinary group that organized the first Political Ecology conference in February 2011.

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