Environmental Justice, Race, and Public Lands Symposium

University of Oregon
May 9th-11th, 2018
Free and Open to the Public

For full schedule, visit: https://blogs.uoregon.edu/ejrpl/

Wednesday, May 9th

6:30pm: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Lecture
Featuring Dr. Karletta Chief and Dr. Margaret Hiza-Redsteer

Many Nations Longhouse

Thursday, May 10th

9:30am-10am:
Introduction & Welcome, Knight Library Browsing Room

10am-12pm:
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) Practitioner Perspectives on Public Lands, Browsing Room

2pm-4pm:
Historical Perspectives on Race, Environmental Justice, and Public Lands, Browsing Room

7:30pm:
Keynote - Kyle Powys Whyte, “Ironic Storytelling for Public Lands: Indigenizing Justice and Coalition-Building," Straub 156

Friday, May 11th

9am-10:10am:
Decolonizing Public Lands, Part 1, Lawrence 177

10:30am-12pm:
Decolonizing Public Lands, Part 2, Lawrence 177

2pm-4pm: Labor as Public Lands Environmental Justice Issue, Lawrence 177

7:30pm: Keynote - Carolyn Finney, Straub 156

Sponsors: Center for Environmental Futures, VPRI, Oregon Humanities Center’s Endowment for Public Outreach in the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, Program in Environmental Studies, Department of English, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Department of History, Moore Fund, Department of Geography, Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, Department of Philosophy, Dixon Fund, Department of Landscape Architecture, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, Coalition Against Environmental Racism, Department of Architecture, Department of Ethnic Studies, UO Outdoor Program

Community Co-Sponsors: Bark, Beyond Toxics, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, City of Eugene River House Outdoor Center, Crag Law Center, Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah, Greater Hells Canyon Council, Meyer Memorial Trust, Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, Northwest Youth Corps, Oregon Wild, Signal Fire, Willamette National Forest, Youth in Nature Partnership