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Geography Awareness Week Keynote Speaker

"The Geography of a Black World of Freedom"


Speaker bio: Celeste Winston is an Assistant Professor in Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University. She received her PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2019. Her current work develops a theory of maroon geographies to connect slavery-era and present-day policing and Black abolitionist placemaking. Her recent articles include “Maroon Geographies", published in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers and “Black Ground Truths and Police Abolition”, published in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.

Date: Monday, November 15, 2021
Time: 5:30 - 6:45 PM via Zoom