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The Bellarmine Forum presents a panel with nature writer, agrarian activist, and ethnobiologist Gary Nabhan; Associate Professor of English at Loyola Marymount University Stuart Ching; and Professor of English and Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies,  journalist, author, and musician Ruben Martinez.


Climate change and migration are intimately connected, more and more often in a causal relationship. Migration predates global warming, and its most common origins – war, political violence, economic crises – form a historical backdrop that haunts “climate refugees.” In other words, the traumas and inequities of the past compound the environmental consequences of global warming. This panel of creative writers-scholars pays special attention to themes such as indigeneity, coloniality and sacred activism in the Pacific Islands, Latin America, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

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