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Greenwashing Culture and Sport

November 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We often think of the culture industries as green, certainly in comparison with the extractive or manufacturing sectors. But culture is integral to what Toby Miller has termed “greenwashing” and to ecological destruction through both the sponsorship of culture by major polluters and the pollution generated by the culture and sport industries themselves. Various responses to this situation present themselves: boycotts, disruption, shareholder activism, regulation, and so on. Miller explores how these might play out, if implemented. 

Bio: Toby Miller is one of the world’s leading Cultural Studies scholars and theorists. He is currently a research professor of the graduate division, University of California, Riverside and president of the Cultural Studies Association. His most recent books include Greenwashing Culture, Greenwashing Sport, and Global Media Studies.

Sponsored by:

Annenberg School for Communication – School of Journalism

USC Center for Sustainability Solutions

Co-sponsored by:

Environmental Core (E-Core), Environmental Student Assembly, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, and The Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies


November 5, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Sheindlein Forum, ANN 106
3630 Watt Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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