Wake Forest University's “Transportation is Everything” is a spring-semester event series, in collaboration with partners across the university and the Winston-Salem community. We’ll explore who travels where, how, and with what consequences for our neighborhoods and community. This series is sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute and the Office of Sustainability. Please click here for more information.
Gaye Theresa Johnson, professor of African American Studies and Chicana and Chicano Studies at UCLA will give a presentation on public space and protest.
Gaye Theresa Johnson writes and teaches on race and racism, cultural history, spatial politics, and political economy. She is the author of Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and Spatial Entitlement in Los Angeles (University of California Press), an edited volume on The Futures of Black Radicalism, co-edited with Alex Lubin, and a single-authored book currently titled These Walls Will Fall: Protest at the Intersection of Immigrant Detention and Mass Incarceration.