On Monday, March 23rd at 5:30pm in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium, Special Guest Speaker Dr. Adonia Lugo, an anthropologist who researches and writes about cycling as a mode of transportation for the urban poor, will give a presentation that is free and open to the public. A conversation with members of the Winston-Salem community will follow her talk. This event is part of the “Transportation is Everything” series, sponsored by the Humanities Institute and the Office of Sustainability.
Dr. Adonia Lugo is an urban anthropologist and mobility justice strategist based in Los Angeles. she is also the Interim Chair of the MA in Urban Sustainability (USMA) at Antioch University Los Angeles. She collaborates with folks around the country to envision a sustainable transportation future centered in the needs and experiences of historically marginalized communities and people of color. She is the author of Bicycle/Race: Transportation, Culture, & Resistance, a memoir about racial justice and sustainable transportation.