Environmental Justice, Climate Disasters, and the Humanities


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Adrienne Kennedy, a climate activist and organizer from south Lumberton, North Carolina, talks about what environmental justice looks like for her after Hurricane Matthew destroyed her home. Dr. Joseph Campana, director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Rice University, explores ways the humanities can help us process relentless patterns of climate catastrophe.

Find out how to support disaster relief and recovery in Lumberton and watch Robeson Rises, the film featuring Adrienne Kennedy’s story. Read more about the North Carolina Humanities Watershed Moments initiative that screened the film as part of a touring discussion series.

Learn more about the Center for Environmental Studies, the Investing in Futures project, and Dr. Joseph Campana’s work on the relationship between the humanities and the environment.

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