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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Photo of Shailja Patel

"If You Can't Fix It, Don't Break It: African Feminisms and Climate Justice"

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 83 College Street, South Hadley, MA

Shailja Patel, Kenyan author of Migritude and Nobel Women’s Initiative Spotlighted Global Activist, breaks down the ways in which African women are silenced, excluded and erased in current global discourse on climate crisis and shows how African feminisms are critical to the concept of climate justice.

This event is free and open to the public and co-sponsored by the Georges Lurcy Lecture Series Fund at Amherst College.

COVID-19: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable on the Coronavirus

Please come join us for an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion on the coronavirus. We’ll talk about the coronavirus and demonstrate the power of cross-disciplinary exchange.

A Five College Culture, Health and Science Certificate information session will take place beforehand from 6 to 7 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall.

Food will be catered by Pita Pockets at 6 p.m.

Panelists:
Katherine Mason, medical anthropologist, Brown University, author of Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health after an Epidemic
Mandy Muller, virologist, UMass Amherst Department of Microbiology
Andrew Lover, infectious disease epidemiologist, UMass Amherst School of Public Health
George Qiao, historian of China, Amherst College