Friday, September 4, 2015
Friedman Auditorium, Metcalf Hall, 190 Thayer Street
Laura Gottesdiener will give a plenary address at the Land and Water Conference.
Laura Gottesdiener is a freelance journalist, social justice activist, and the author of A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home (Zuccotti Park Press, 2013). She is an associate editor for Waging Nonviolence, and she has written for Rolling Stone, Ms. Magazine, The Arizona Republic, AlterNet, among other publications. She lived and worked in the People’s Kitchen during the occupation of Zuccotti Park.
Co-sponsored by the Watson Institute, the Taubman Center, the History Department, the Humanities Initiative, and Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences.