J.T. Roane, assistant professor of African and African American Studies at Arizona State University, will discuss his recent work including his work with the Black Ecologies Initiative. Following his presentation, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture John Davis will talk with Roane about his work.
J.T. Roane is assistant professor of African and African American Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. He received his PhD in history from Columbia University and he is a 2008 graduate of the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of Virginia. He currently serves as the lead of the Black Ecologies Initiative at ASU’s Institute for Humanities Research. He is the former co-senior editor of Black Perspectives, the digital platform of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS). Roane’s scholarly essays have appeared in Souls Journal, The Review of Black Political Economy, and Current Research in Digital History, and forthcoming work in Signs. His work has also appeared in venues such as Washington Post, The Brooklyn Rail, Pacific Standard, and The Immanent Frame.