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Race and Climate Reading Group



The Cooper Union Library is thrilled to host the Race and Climate Change Reading Group.

Please join us. There will be cool people and Donut Pub donuts — yum!!


Readings for Fall 2022

Friday, September 30th — 11:AM to 1:00 PM (EST)


Friday, October 28th — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)  



A Bigger Picture is available as an audiobook with The New York Public Library! If you have not already, sign up to get an NYPL Library Card! 

Friday, November 11th — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST) 


Readings from Spring 2022

The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies by Tiffany Lethabo King (Introduction)

Earth Shattering: Ecopoems by Neil Astley (Editor)

The Anthrobscene by Jussi Parikka

Readings from Fall 2021

Seven Birthdays” by Ken Liu 

Haven” by Karen Lord

Selections from Dear Science and Other Stories by Katherine McKittrick 

Poems from A Fortune for your Disaster by Hanif Abdurraqib 

Poems from The Tradition by Jericho Brown 

Poems from Black Nature by Camille T. Dungy (Editor)

Readings from Spring 2021 

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Spill by Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Readings from Fall 2020  

Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Nils Bubandt, Elaine Gan, and Heather Anne Swanson

Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle by Katherine McKittrick

Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire edited by Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands, Bruce Erickson, et al.

Making Kin not Population: Reconceiving Generations edited by Adele Clarke and Donna Haraway. 


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