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  • Jessi Quizar
  • Works-in-Progress Series: Jessi Quizar
  • “Adaptive Racializations"
  • March 3, 2023
  • 12:30 - 2 pm, Zoom
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  • Please join us for Dr. Jessi Quizar's works-in-progress presentation and workshop hosted by Insurgent Intersections: Combating Global Anti-Blackness. Dr. Quizar will present her chapter “Adaptive Racializations,” from her upcoming book Land of Opportunity: Anti-Blackness, Settler Colonialism, and Gentrification in Detroit for feedback, questions, and open dialogue. Please register in advance to receive a PDF of the paper. This event is part of the Spring 2023 works-in-progress series centered on the theme "The Mechanisms of Global Anti-Blackness".


  • Bio:

    Jessi Quizar is a scholar of racial capitalism, racial political ecology, grassroots planning, and urban land and resource struggles. Her research is included in the award winning edited volume Racial Ecologies (2018), the 2019 special issue, “Rethinking Blackness and Indigeneity in the Light of Settler Colonial Theory,” in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, and in the Detroit People’s Atlas (2020). She has previously served as a member of the steering committees of both the Critical Ethnic Studies Association and Incite! Women of Color Against Violence. Jessi Quizar is an Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at Northern Arizona University.

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