Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
This Capstone won Skidmore's Racial Justice Student Award. An analysis of literature, American history, and pop culture, Wilderness Is Not a Safe Space: How Nature Has Been Used as a Form of Oppression Towards Black People Throughout American History uses a sociological lens to approach the inherent relationship between racism and wilderness.
Irrera, Dorothy, "Wilderness Is Not a Safe Space: How Nature Has Been Used as a Form of Oppression Towards Black People Throughout American History" (2022). English Honors Theses. 65.
African American Studies Commons, Africana Studies Commons, Demography, Population, and Ecology Commons, English Language and Literature Commons, Human Ecology Commons, Modern Literature Commons, Place and Environment Commons, Race and Ethnicity Commons