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Carolyn Finney: “Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces & Other Stories of Possibility”

Olson Lecture

3:30 pm
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q Street
Lincoln NE 68508
Directions: 11th and Q Streets
Marco Abel,
Professor Finney is associate professor in Geography at the University of Kentucky. She is deeply interested in issues related to identity, difference, creativity, and resilience. In particular, she explores how issues of difference impact participation in decision-making processes designed to address environmental issues.

She is the author of the acclaimed book, “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors” (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), a member of the 12-person National Park System Advisory Board, and a public lecturer much in demand.

Her lecture will be free and open to the public.

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