Spring 2021 Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: RESISTANCE

Did you miss a session of the Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: RESISTANCE? Watch now on Princeton's Media Central: https://mediacentral.princeton.edu/category/3_Academics%3EPrinceton+Mellon+Initiative/202017273 

Organized by Sophie Hochhäusl, Princeton Mellon Fellow, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, African American Studies.

Sessions will be at 4:30pm EST on Zoom; free and open to the public.  Please note that the session on February 24 will begin at 5:30pm EST. See specific event dates for webinar registration information. 


Urban Speculation // Queer Resistance – Wednesday, February 17, at 4:30 pm EST

Denice Frohman, Poet

Davy Knittle, UPenn

Malcolm Rio, Columbia


Facing the Eviction Apocalypse – Wednesday, February, 24, 5:30 pm EST

Kendra Brooks, Philadelphia City Council

Rasheedah Phillips, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia


Black Women and the Land Grab – Wednesday, March 24, 4:30 pm EST

Sarah Broom, Writer

Carroll Fife, Oakland City Council

Keisha-Khan Perry, Brown

Keeanga-Yamatta Taylor, African American Studies 


Environmental Exploitation // Indigenous Resistance -- Wednesday, April 14, 4:30 pm EST

Andrew Curley, Arizona

Sandy Grande, UConn

Desirée Valadares, Berkeley 

The Mellon Forum is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Princeton University Humanities Council, Center for Collaborative History, School of Architecture, and Departments of African American Studies, Art & Archaeology, and English.