Environmental Justice and Human Rights Conference

Webster University’s 2017 Annual Human Rights Conference will consider challenges associated with “Environmental Justice and Human Rights” on October 11-12. The conference will provide intersectional analyses of environmental racism, sexism, classism, and colonialism with the aim of raising critical awareness of the human rights violations caused by environmental degradation. 

Sponsored by the Webster University Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies , this on-campus event is free and open to the public, with a broad lineup of plenary speakers.


Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Finney is a writer, performer, and cultural geographer at the University of Kentucky. As the author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans and the Great Outdoors 

Find the full list of speakers and agenda at the conference website here: http://www.webster.edu/arts-and-sciences/affiliates-events/yihr.html

Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:00am to 8:00pm

Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building, 160
8274 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63119

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