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Boundaries and Border Wars: DES, Technology, and Environmental Justice. Workshop with Julie Sze
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 10:30am

The Portland Center for Public Humanities presents a workshop with Julie Sze:

Wednesday May 21 at 10:30 am in the Deans Conference Room (Neuberger 491).

About Julie Sze: Julie Sze is Associate Professor of American Studies and Director of the Environmental Justice Project at the John Muir Institute for the Environment at University of California, Davis. She is author of Noxious New York: The Radical Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice, which analyzes the culture, politics, and history of environmental justice activism in New York City within the larger context of privatization, deregulation, and globalization. Published widely, her research links analyses of race, class, gender with environmental studies, urban studies, health activism and social movements and community activism.

Workshop: At the workshop, we will be discussing Sze's article "Boundaries and Border Wars: DES, Technology, and Environmental Justice." To receive a copy of the workshop paper, contact us at publichumanities@pdx.edu.

This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions concerning access or accommodations for a disability please contact us at publichumanities@pdx.edu. Early requests are encouraged; a week will generally allow us to provide seamless access.