1100+ Academics release letter demanding state legislators divest New York from fossil fuels

I was one of the original signatories to the letter to NY Governor & NY State Comptroller for NY fossil fuel divestment that was subsequently signed by 1100 academics. I spoke at the Press Conference, organized by 350.org, along with other signatories. The press statement, press conference video, and the letter are here: 1100+ Academics release letter demanding state legislators divest New York from fossil fuels

My radio interview with Media Sanctuary related to this and climate justice is here: https://soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary/farhana-brooks-divestny-academics-1005-news-9-11-2020https://soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary/farhana-brooks-divestny-academics-1005-news-9-11-2020

Awarded the 2019 Glenda Laws Award

I am honored to receive the 2019 Glenda Laws Award! The Glenda Laws Award is administered by the American Association of Geographers and endorsed by members of the Institute of Australian Geographers, the Canadian Association of Geographers, and the Institute of British Geographers. The annual award and honorarium recognize outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues.

More details here: http://news.aag.org/2019/02/aag-announces-2019-aag-award-recipients-2/#Laws

The false equivalence of academic freedom and free speech

Open-Access article out now!

Farhana Sultana (2018) “The false equivalence of academic freedom and free speech: Defending academic integrity in the age of white supremacy, colonial nostalgia, and anti-intellectualism” ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 17 (2), 228-57.

It can be download from the journal site here

Water Justice

New article published after many months of delays by the publisher!

Farhana Sultana (2018) “Water justice: why it matters and how to achieve it” Water International DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1458272