1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Critical Animal Studies, Critical Race Studies, Posthumanist Studies, African American Literature, Food Studies, Film Studies, Ecocriticism, Writing Program

Johnson

Description of Work

The discourse of “the human” has long been weaponized against vulnerable animal as well as human populations, and my teaching and research work to reveal and resist this violence—and to acknowledge, work within, and create models of interspecies justice. I am particularly concerned with the ways that systems of racism and speciesism are mutually supporting, an apprehension that is essential to the creation of a just world.

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