Fac Chats

Info and suggested readings for the Intercultural Center and the Library's "Fac Chats" series

Talk Description

Join the Intercultural Center and the Library for our first Fac Chat on October 3 at 1:00 in Delphine Lounge.

Photo of Manisha AnantharamanDr. Manisha Anantharaman, Assistant Professor Justice Community and Leadership, will chat about "Sustainability and Social Justice: Exploring Synergies and Tensions."

How can we ensure that the pathways and processes of sustainability transitions are inclusive to marginalized perspectives? This talk will draw on field research in India to discuss synergies and tensions between sustainability initiatives and social justice goals.

More information about Dr. Anantharaman's research and work

Suggested Readings

Manisha's suggested readings

Anantharaman, M. (2018). Critical sustainable consumption: A research agenda. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, doi:10.1007/s13412-018-0487-4. 

A recent journal article by me (it's short) that talks about this topic


Ivkovich, L. (2016). A politics of possibility [blog post]. Retrieved from https://sustainableutah.wordpress.com/2016/11/17/a-politics-of-possibility/

A blog post on my research, written by Liz Ivkovich of the Global Change and Sustainability Center, University of Utah


Waste Narratives: What Is Hasiru Dala? https://wastenarratives.com/what-is-hasiru-dala/

The website and blog of the community organization I work with in India


In the Field Podcast: "These are not considered to be 'good' jobs" https://www.inthefieldindia.org/episode-4

Podcast about waste pickers and informal sector workers in India

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