Lindgren Johnson (University of Virginia) and Syl Ko (Author), “Black Veganism: Race, Animals, and Ethics” (Yale Environmental Humanities, LEAP)

Event time: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 11:00am
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Lindgren Johnson, author of Race Matters, Animal Matters, and Syl Ko, co-author (with Aph Ko) of Aphro-ism: Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism, became friends in 2017, the year both books were published. Johnson, a professor at University of Virginia, and Ko, an independent researcher, enjoy a shared interest in exploring the racial underpinnings concerning ideas of humanity and animality in the context of reimagining veganism.