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Environmental Justice and Environmental Humanities at the Crossroads
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 6:30pm

The Portland Center for Public Humanities presents:

Lecture Title: Environmental Justice and Environmental Humanities at the Crossroads
Lecture Location: Tuesday May 20th from 5 until 6:30 pm
Address: Smith Memorial Student Union 238 at Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97201-3256
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.

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.