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Building Solidarities: Building Historical Consciousness

10/14/2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Guests: Chris Cornelius, Elsa Hoover, and Nick Estes

To receive a research guide and link to attend, register by emailing the event title and date to buildingsolidarities@gmail.com.

Indigenous thinking on infrastructure and architecture as sites for historical consciousness and contemporary creative practice in North America. Web/podcast by The Red Nation (www.therednation)

About Building Solidarities: Racial Justice in the Built Environment

Building Solidarities is a form of mutual pedagogy between the campus and the public, through dialogues on urgent questions about constructed environments, urban life, and ecologies.

Building Solidarities: Racial Justice in the Built Environment foregrounds the communities of Minneapolis, Nairobi, and New York, in dialogues between students, activists, artists, and academics.

While building mutual solidarities between our campus and our partners, we aim to extend the political imaginaries, community futures, and solidarities that our partners may build with each other. As we study racial and environmental complexities and injustices, we remain vigilantly reflexive about the relationship between our campus and our neighbors, in Harlem and elsewhere.

The series is supported by the course “Colonial Practices,” taught by Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi. Web/podcasts are hosted by community organizations.


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm