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Sustainability, Conservation and Environmental Justice. New approaches and methods in environmental studies

April 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Priscilla Solis Ybarra, Associate Professor, English, University of North Texas. Dr. Ybarra’s research is on Chicano contributions to environmental thought. Her publications include “Erasure by U.S. Legislation: Ruiz de Burton’s Nineteenth-Century Novels and the Lost Archive of Mexican American Environmental Knowledge,” Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century (2010); “Borderlands as Bioregion: Jovita González, Gloria Anzaldúa, and the Twentieth Century Ecological Revolution in the Rio Grande Valley” MELUS Vol. 34, No. 2 (2009); and a book chapter “Lo Que Quiero es Tierra: Longing and Belonging in Cherríe Moraga’s Ecological Vision” New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (2004).

Dr. Ybarra has lectured on Chicano environmental approaches at many U.S. and international universities and currently teaches courses on Latinx literature and environmental literary studies.

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Environmental Studies, and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies.