Du Bois, Geography, and Urban Ecology

Peter Raccuglia

Yale University

Peter Raccuglia is a PhD candidate in English at Yale University. He is currently completing a dissertation entitled American Cosmos: Scale and Freedom in the Nineteenth Century, which looks at the development of environment concepts at particular spatial scales as forms of world-making which alternately enhance or inhibit political forms of agency and affective modes of belonging. 


This talk argues for Du Bois’s significance as an environmental thinker. Du Bois had very little to say about conservation or landscape or any similar keywords of the contemporaneous environmental imagination. But as a... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Peter Raccuglia (Yale University)

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P73 » Environmental Justice and Industrial Inequality (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Enchantment C)

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