I’m thrilled to have my photographs and words featured in the latest issue of Dominica Geographic, Climate Edition (story begins on page 116).
My article, “Seeds of Change: Farming Traditions and Climate Futures,” discusses the complex challenges farmers in Dominica face due to the combination of chronic economic problems and new climate variability.
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I will be presenting my paper “Empowered in the Anthropocene: Gendered Temporalities of Crisis and Care in Rural Dominica” at the upcoming AAA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC as part of the panel “Climates of Crisis, Climates of Care: Ethnography in the Aftermath”.
Date/Time: Thursday November 21, 2019 | 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
I am pleased to share that I have been awarded a Digital Dissertation Fellowship through the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This support will enable me to integrate many of the diverse data sources I have collected during fieldwork in Dominica and incorporate them into an online, interactive story map. The story map will explore how Dominica’s history and rural traditions are being utilized by farming communities to build alternative agricultural livelihoods in diverse forms of local food production.
I will be presenting my paper “Ethics of Care in Eden: possibilities for collaborative futures in abundant landscapes” at the upcoming AAA Annual Meeting in San Jose as part of the panel “Cultivating Futures: Imaginary Landscapes and the Agrarian Anthropocene”.
Date/Time: Thursday, November 15 2018 | 4:15 – 6:00 PM
The Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina has published an article on my research titled, Cultivating Hope: Global Change and Local Food Production in Dominica.
I am pleased to share that I have received a PEO Scholar Award, which will fund my dissertation research for the 2018-19 academic year. I am thrilled to be joining this prestigious community of women scholars!