Tea talk Oct 10th: Nathan McClintock
Please join the Department of Geography in welcoming Dr. Nathan McClintock from Portland State University to our weekly Tea speakers series. He will give a talk entitled:
Production in/of “The Greenest City:” Urban agriculture and its governance in Portland and Vancouver.
The talk will be at 4pm in Condon 106. You are welcome to join Geography for snacks and announcements at 3:30 in Condon 108.
Nathan McClintock is an Associate Professor of Urban Studies &Planning at Portland State University, and an editor of the journal Urban Geography. Engaging in the field of urban political ecology, critical urbanism, and food systems planning, his research explores cities and the environment. His primary focus is on urban agriculture policy and practice, and how they articulate with political economy, race, class, and gender. Ongoing comparative projects underway in Portland, Vancouver, and Montreal explore how UA is entangled in processes of gentrification and the spatial politics of the Sustainable City. He has also researched the socio-ecological dynamics of urban soil contamination and its implications for environmental justice. Professor McClintock specializes in urban political ecology, environmental justice, urban agriculture, food systems planning, and participatory action research.