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Resistance In and Around Nature’s Metropolis

This Land/That Land: Discussions About Political Ecology and Place

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Discussion

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Gallery 400
400 S. Peoria

Metropolis

Resistance In and Around Nature’s Metropolis explores methods of land stewardship that can bridge urban and rural divides. This panel discussion will address how food production intersects with environmental and social justice and discuss how facilitating land access for those without can soothe racial and economic disparities around healthy food. Featured guests include Fred Carter, Black Oaks Center; Erika Allen, Growing Power; Ben Helphand, NeighborSpace; and Amy Mall as moderator. This discussion precedes the exhibition The Earth Will Not Abide, on view at Gallery 400 April 21 - June 10, 2017.

This Land/That Land: Discussions About Political Ecology and Place is a program series supported by the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Humanities Without Walls consortium is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The series precedes the exhibition The Earth Will Not Abide, on view at Gallery 400 in the spring of 2017.