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Radical Visions for Caribbean Reconstruction: Island Futures and Mobility Justice

Speaker: Dr. Mimi Sheller

On March 25 as part of the Inaugural Lecture of the Travel Work Speaker Series, the Center for the Study of the American South will host Dr. Mimi Sheller, Professor of Sociology Head of the Sociology Department, and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities and past President of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility. A pioneer in the field of mobility studies, Sheller has authored or co-edited fifteen books, including most recently Advanced Introduction to Mobilities (Elgar, 2021), Island Futures: Caribbean Survival in the Anthropocene (Duke, 2020) and Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes (Verso, 2018).

This event is free and open to the public. Register here for a link.
Visit travelwork.unc.edu for more information about this interdisciplinary graduate working group.

Date: March 25, 2021
Time: 3:00 pm