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Upcoming Seminars


Join us for two days of conversation about environmental justice and environmental history with community activists and scholars.

This seminar will be held over two days. September 4 will be held from 11 AM – 3 PM in the Antioch Baptist Church at Whitney Plantation. Box lunches will be served. September 5 will be held virtually as a zoom webinar from 1 PM – 3 PM

Click here to register for the virtual event on Zoom on September 5.

Schedule: September 4, 2022

11:00: Welcome, Ashley Rogers, Executive Director, Whitney Plantation

11:10: Opening & Keynote Talk, Nathaniel Rich, Writer-at-large, New York Times Magazine

11:50: Conversation Panel, The Descendants Project & Concerned Citizens of St. John

12:45: Q&A

1:00: Lunch Break

2:00: Closing Talk, Craig Colten, Professor Emeritus, Louisiana State University

2:45: Q&A

3:00: Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Schedule: September 5, 2022

1:00: Welcome, Ashley Rogers, Executive Director, Whitney Plantation

1:05: Presentation, Adam Rush, Task Lead, Disaster Response Initiative, Association for Preservation Technology

1:25: Presentation, David Silkenat, Senior Lecturer, American History, University of Edinburgh

2:00: Presentation, Imani Jacqueline Brown, Researcher, Forensic Architecture

2:25: Q&A

3:00: Closing Remarks & Adjourn

For more information about the seminar speakers, click here.


Past Seminars