AGSC is excited to announce a conference highlighting Interdisciplinary and Critical Approaches to Sustainability, entitled “Sustainability in a Planet of Diverse Knowledges and Persistent Inequalities”. The morning session will feature panels of faculty from Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, College of Design, Insitute of People and Technology, the College of Engineering, and College of Science, all in dialogue with faculty from the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. The afternoon will focus on critical approaches to the concept of sustainability, featuring scholars from across the Institute and two keynote events:

NELSON MALDONADO-TORRES: “Colonial and Decolonial Sustainabilities”

JESSICA HERNANDEZ: “Indigenous Science: From Local to Global Context”

Jessica Hernandez is an indigenous scholar, scientist, and community advocate for climate and environmental justice. She has authored the award-winning book Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science and was named by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful and influential women in Central America.

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Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM