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October 2021

Glacier Book Club: Black Faces, White Spaces

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The book cover for "Black Faces, White Spaces" by Carolyn Finney

About The Book: In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans. Bridging the fields of environmental history, cultural studies, critical race studies, and geography, Finney argues that the legacies of slavery, Jim Crow, and racial violence have shaped cultural understandings of the “great outdoors” and determined who should and can have access to natural spaces.…

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