Public Lecture: "Other Faces: Latinx and Environmental Justice"
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 16:30 - 18:30

The President's Advisory Committee on Campus Sustainability hosts Dr. Robert Figueroa from Oregon State University in celebration of Earth Day this month. Dr. Figueroa is Associate Professor of Environmental Justice and Social Philosophy in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion. He has over two decades of promoting environmental justice pedagogy within the emergence of the Enivronmental Humanties. A large part of his current transdisciplinary research continues to be with Latinx communities in the US; in addition to, indigenous populations addressing joint-management of National Parks and environmental heritage, as well as refugee populations in terms of environmental and climate refugees, conditions in refugee camps, and relocated communities. He consistently draws upon environmental identity, heritage, cultural continuance, and restorative empathetic relationships.

Physical Sciences Building room 208
Event Contact Point: 
Jules Simon