Category: Environment

“Nature in Doubt: Intersex in a Chemical Era,” with Tyrone Hayes, Elizabeth Reis, and Kari Norgaard

[ October 24, 2014; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 250 Clinical Services
901 E. 18th
UO campus
PANEL: “Nature in Doubt: Intersex in a Chemical Era”
Professor Tyrone Hayes will participate on a panel with CSWS advisory board member Elizabeth Reis, professor and head, UO Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, concerning the implications of his work in the field of gender studies. Kari Norgaard, professor, UO Department […]

Shannon Elizabeth Bell Interviewed for Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead Podcast

Fembot’s February Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) interview couldn’t come at a more important time, especially in light of last month’s Elk River chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia.
In this BAD interview Sue Dockstader (MS, University of Oregon) talks with Shannon Bell (assistant professor, University of Kentucky), author of Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed: Appalachian […]

“Too Many P’s”? Personal, Political, Publics and Potatoes — a conversation about the politics of food and kinship with novelist Ruth Ozeki

[ May 9, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Fir Room, 1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus    FREE & open to the public
“Too Many P’s”? Personal, Political, Publics and Potatoes
Ruth Ozeki will read from her novel, All Over Creation, and will be joined at the table by an interdisciplinary panel of scholars. We will talk about public engagement with agricultural technoscience, genetic […]

“Botanical Interventions: Rebuilding Landscapes, Reshaping Communities” — Oliver Kellhammer & Jennifer Burns Levin

[ May 9, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Hendricks Hall
Hearth Rm (1st floor)
1408 University St., UO campus

A Fireside Conversation with Oliver Kellhammer, a permaculture artist, writer, and teacher specializing in ecological restoration and land art, and Jennifer Burns Levin, who teaches literature in the UO Clark Honors College. The two  will talk about Kellhammer’s interest in the shifting power relationships within public urban […]

Voices of Environmental Justice: A Panel Discussion

[ April 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] John E. Jaqua Academic Learning Center
1615 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus
FREE and open to the public

A panel discussion about environmental justice in Eugene and Lane County.

Moderator: Lisa Arkin, Executive Director of Beyond Toxics
Panelists:

Luis Olmedo, Executive Director of Comité Civico
Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu
Ben Duncan, Chair of the Oregon Governor’s Environmental Justice […]

17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference

[ April 7, 2012; ] The Coalition Against Environmental Racism (CAER) is proud to announce its 17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference on Saturday April 7th, 2012. No registration is required. Please join us for a great weekend of free food and free knowledge at the University of Oregon (EMU Fir Room (Keynotes and Artistic Panel) and River Rooms (all […]