Annual Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Laura Pulido
The Department of Geography was delighted to co-sponsor a seminar by Dr. Laura Pulido (University of Oregon). The seminar was titled Environmental Deregulation, Spectacular Racism and White Nationalism in the Trump Era. This event was co-sponsored by the Centre for Global Political Economy, the Morgan Centre for Labour Research, and SFU Alumni Relations.
Laura Pulido is Professor of Geography and Ethnic Studies, and Chair of the Dept. of Ethnic Studies, at the University of Oregon. She works at the intersection of geography and critical ethnic studies, especially Chicanx Studies, to explore how racial, class and gender hierarchies shape places and how places inform racial and economic processes. She has published widely in academic and popular venues, and is the author and editor of several books, including Black Brown Yellow & Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles (California, 2006), A People’s Guide to Los Angeles (w/ L. Barraclough & W. Cheng, California, 2012).