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Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement and Resistance
May 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PDT
On May 4th, 2021, we celebrate the launch of Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement and Resistance (PM Press) by Erin McElroy, UC Santa Cruz Feminist Studies alum and co-founder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. Counterpoints brings together cartography, essays, illustrations, poetry, and more in order to depict gentrification and resistance struggles from across the San Francisco Bay Area. Compiled by the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, each chapter reflects different frameworks for understanding the Bay Area’s ongoing urban upheaval, including: evictions and root shock, indigenous geographies, health and environmental racism, state violence, transportation and infrastructure, migration and relocation, and speculative futures.
Co-Sponsored by: University Relations, Science & Justice Research Center, Institute for Social Transformation, The Humanities Institute, Genomics Institute, and departments of Sociology and Feminist Studies.