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20 October 2021 - 20 October 2021

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Zoom: Meeting ID: 930 2791 9861 Passcode: 101776

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Durham's Race and Climate Reading Group meets to discuss recent books that address the relationship between past and present perceptions of race and climate.

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Philosophy books on a shelf

Day: Wednesday

Time: 13:00-14:00


20 October 2021

Ikuko Asaka, Tropical Freedom: Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation (Durham: Duke, 2017).


10 November 2021

Kathryn Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None (Minneapolis : University Of Minnesota Press, 2018).


1 December 2021

James C Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017).


Venue: Zoom @

Meeting ID: 930 2791 9861

Passcode: 101776


The group will read all of Yusoff and chapter selections from Asaka and Scott (page numbers to be circulated soon).  If you would like to be added to the group's email list, please contact