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Black Ecofeminism and Abolitionist Ecology
October 12, @ 12pm – 2pm

The Humanities Initiative, funded by M.O.L.D./ Mellon Foundation, invites you to a talk by Jennifer James, Associate Professor in the English department at the George Washington university. Light refreshments will be served.

About the speaker:

Jennifer James is the author of A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature, the Civil War-World War II. She is at work on two books, Captive Ecologies: The Environmental Afterlives of Slavery, and Black Jack: Andrew Jackson and African American Cultural Memory, which traces the lives of three generations of her ancestors owned by Jackson to consider his relationship to enslavement and to explore a racialized cultural memory of the president.