Camille Dungy is inducted as an Honorary Member of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

On Friday, June 29, in recognition of her work in the field, Camille Dungy was inducted as an Honorary Member of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE). This honor was bestowed during the organization’s biennial conference, held this year at UC Davis in California. Fellow 2019 honorees include Michael Branch, Mark Long and Ursula Heine. Camille Dungy was introduced by Elizabeth Dodd. (Branch, Long and Heine were introduced respectively by Lauren LaFauci, Erin James, and Heather Sullivan.)

 

 

Lit Hub features Camille’s “On Alabama’s Dark History of Brutalizing Black Women’s Bodies”

“Those of us familiar with Alabama’s history aren’t particularly surprised to read about a law that will disproportionately and negatively affect women of color and women without the financial means to take themselves and their bodies away from that state. You know, I want to tell people who don’t know about this long and ugly history, you should read books on the subject published recently by Bettina Judd, Kwoya Fagin Maples, and Dominique Christina.”

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