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Ana Isla: Ecofeminism and the Land Question

EVT398285

Tue Jul 16, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins

Location

Toronto Reference Library
Beeton Hall

Climate change with destructive consequences deepens ethical issues explored and discussed by ecofeminists around the world. Hear Ana Isla describe the academic field of material ecofeminism and provides an overview of the land question. Her new book Climate Chaos explores how reigning discourses of 'sustainable development' have led to commodification of nature and presents political projects and values that nurture anticolonial, anticapitalist and antipatriarchal visions, uses and relationship of local human communities.

Ana Isla conducts research on women, underdevelopment and environmental issues. Research interests include: development and underdevelopment, feminism, environmentalism in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Brock University.

In conversation with Angela Miles, Professor of Adult Education and Community Development at OISE, University of Toronto.

This event is part of the eh List series at the TPL, where we present conversations on Canadian literature and culture with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices.

This event is FREE, and no registration is needed to attend.

Audiences

Adult

Categories

Author Talks & Lectures