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Fighting for Ocean Justice

November 13, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fighting for Ocean Justice


Dr. Roxane Gay, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers, will be joined by Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for a conversation on the role of the ocean in climate solutions and how we can advance “ocean justice.”

Dr. Johnson’s books will be available for purchase at the event.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fighting-for-ocean-justice-tickets-705600509117

Speaker Bios

Dr. Roxane Gay, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies, is an author, professor, editor, social commentator, and contributing writer for the New York Times. She is the author of best sellers HungerBad Feminist, and Difficult Women, and has a newsletter, The Audacity, and a podcast, The Roxane Gay Agenda.

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, and writer. She is co-founder of the non-profit think tank Urban Ocean Lab, co-editor of the bestselling climate anthology All We Can Save, and author of the forthcoming book What If We Get it Right?

Additional Information

Parking: Visitors may park in Lots 16, 26, 30, & College Avenue Deck. Guests must use this link to register for parking in advance of the event to avoid any citation. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University which does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park in authorized parking locations according to their parking permit and should not register under the special event parking link.

Photo & Video Release: By registering for this event, you are also agreeing to give Rutgers University permission to record you and your registered guests’ (including minors under the age of 18) image and/or voice and grant Rutgers all rights to use these sound, still, or moving images in any medium for educational, promotional, advertising, or other purposes that support the mission of the university. You agree that all rights to the sound, still, or moving images belong to Rutgers.

About the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair

The Gloria Steinem Chair honors and draws to campus eminent scholars and practitioners to immerse the university community in debate and scholarship about new media, social change, and power structures.The Chair is an innovative collaboration among the Rutgers Institute for Women’s LeadershipSchool of Communication and Information and the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences.



November 13, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rutgers Academic Building
15 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States


Room 2400