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EP Professor Michelle Fine Nominated as Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa

Distinguished Environmental Psychology Professor Michelle Fine has accepted an affiliation as Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa, continuing to grow connections between the University of South Africa and CUNY. Congratulations, Dr. Fine! Michelle Fine is a Distinguished Professor of Critical Psychology, Women’s Studies and Urban Education at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Founding faculty member, …

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Congrats to EP Professor Cindi Katz on her Honors from AAG

Environmental Psychology Professor Cindi Katz received 2021 Distinguished Scholarship Honors from the American Association of Geographers. In honoring her work, the AAG cited Katz’s “immense impact on contemporary human geography. Her theoretical and empirical contributions to geography and beyond are of the highest quality. Her enthusiasm for her field and relentless efforts to identify and transform exploitative …

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EP Alum Gieseking Shares Queering Lockdowns: NYC After the Pandemic

The Center PRESENTS QUEERING LOCKDOWNS: NYC AFTER THE PANDEMIC The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of New York City is hosting “Queering Lockdowns: New York City After the Pandemic” Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7 p.m. ET $10 suggested donation Click here for more details! Writers Jeremiah Moss and EP Alumni Jen Jack Gieseking …

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EP Prof. Checker’s Talk on Environmental Gentrification and Sustainability in NYC

The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice Presented by Melissa Checker Upper West Side Neighborhood Naturalists Monthly Meeting February 22, 2021 5:00 – 6:30 PM Click here for Registration From state-of-the-art parks to rooftop gardens, many of New York City’s unsightly industrial waterfronts have recently been transformed in green, urban oases.  This …

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Gentrification versus Environmental Justice: EP Faculty Dr. Melissa Checker’s The Sustainability Myth

EP Faculty Member Dr. Melissa Checker publishes The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice   Uncovers the hidden costs and contradictions of sustainable policies in an era driven by real estate development From state-of-the-art parks to rooftop gardens, efforts to transform New York City’s unsightly industrial waterfronts into green, urban oases have …

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Celina Su’s new “Just Research” Workshop Series

Environmental Psychology Faculty Member Dr. Celina Su leads a new workshop series on Just Research: “Just Research: Study, Struggle, Solidarity” is a short workshop series on conducting public scholarship and democratizing the production of knowledge. The workshop will take place over 5 weeks, provides $500 as an honorarium upon completion, and is specifically tailored for …

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EES Geography Colloquia, Spring 2021 Schedule

EES Geography Colloquia, Spring 2021 All talks on Thursday 4:15-6:15 except as noted 4 February Shae Frydenlund “Securitization, Surplus Populations, and Labor Frontier- Making in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia” WEDNESDAY 17 February Sharon Zukin in conversation with Michael Storper about Zukin’s new book, The Innovation Complex: Cities, Tech, and the New Economy 18 March Nandini Bagchee …

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“Securitization, Surplus Populations, and Labor Frontier-Making in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia” with Dr. Shae Frydenlund

GEOS Earth and Environmental Sciences Doctoral Program Presents a Lecture by Dr. Shae Frydenlund University of Pennsylvania  “Securitization, Surplus Populations, and Labor Frontier-Making in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia” Articulating intimate geopolitics with a world-ecology approach, I examine how the labor of Rohingya refugees – a ‘relative surplus population’ – is selectively reincorporated into capitalist circuits, and …

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Faculty Dr. Gordon-Nembhard on Collective Courage is the New Normal

Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard is the author of Collective Courage: A History of African-American Economic Thought and Practice, which chronicles the long history of economic cooperation in African-American communities. On May 30, 2020 she gave the keynote address at the Thinking, Learning and Doing in the New Normal Summit with KHEPRW! Learn more and watch more …

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PSRG FEB 5 at 12ET presentations from Carmen Pérez del Pulgar and Galia Shokry from the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Public Space Research Group Friday Feb 5th at noon ET Carmen Pérez del Pulgar and Galia Shokry from the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability You must register in advance for this meeting: https://gc-cuny.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpdO2hqjsoGNdpLqFs0u3cTrKG1Yo7R-CO

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