May 11: Status, Gender Identity, Sex Stereotyping and Black Identity in Conservation Education

May 11, 2023
  • Thursday, May 11 | 12:30 - 1:30pm
  • Location:
    Beaty Auditorium
    Beaty Biodiversity Museum
    2212 Main Mall
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver Campus

Join us for a talk by Dr. Leo Douglas, Clinical Assistant Professor in Liberal Studies at New York University.

“Dem Swing Pon Trees!” Status, Gender Identity Maintenance, Sex Stereotyping & Black Identity in a Biodiversity Conservation Education Program

This work describes the extent to which race, gender norms, and social constructions of class create meaning about the natural world and about white conservationists, thereby defining the interests of Afro-Caribbean youth in nature conservation programs.

Dr. Douglas’s work lies within the complex nexus of human-environment relationships with space, place, biodiversity and social identities. Hosted by 2022 Wall Scholars Annette Henry and Jonathan Davies.

Lunch will be served.