Lecture Recap and Video: Teo Wickland on 'Automobile Supremacism'

Feb. 22, 2024
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Bird's eye view of ten lanes of traffic on the Eastshore Freeway in Berkeley, looking south toward Pacific Park Plaza in Emeryville

Automobility is not just a system for moving around. It’s a complex set of more-than-human relations that are all relations of power. In this talk, Teo will focus on three aspects of that power dynamic: maximizing resource consumption; enforcing supremacist hierarchies; and demanding collective subsidies. The lecture will close with reflections on possibilities for transforming transportation.     


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About Teo Wickland

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Teo Wickland

Teo Wickland is a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Geography, Development and Environment at the University of Arizona. He was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University and completed his Ph.D. in Urban Planning at UCLA. His work focuses on land relations of modernity/coloniality and abundant futures, driven by his desire to promote justice, diversity, and abundant possibility.

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