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Global Environment Speaker Series

Each year the Department of Geography & the Environment, the Environmental Studies Program and Global Studies Program partner to bring noteworthy speakers and scholars to Richmond to present lectures related to our global environment. All events are free and open to the public. Funding is also provided by the Class of 1992 Environmental Awareness Endowment.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Alex Marten
Economist, National Center for Environmental Economics, US Environmental Protection Agency
"Non-Market Valuation and Uncertainty in the Analysis of Environmental Policy"
International Center Commons
4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Mary Kuhn
Assistant Professor, English and Program in Environmental Thought & Practice, University of Virginia
"Plant Feeling in the Anthropocene"
Gottwald Auditorium
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Dana Luciano
Associate Professor of English and Women's & Gender Studies, Rutgers University
"Melville's Anthropocenes"
Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall
5:00 p.m.
Co-sponsored with the English Department Lecture Series

Thursday, November 7, 2019  (Cancelled)
Nancy Tuana
Dupont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Pennsylvania State University
"Racial Climates"
Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall
4:30 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with the English Department Lecture Series and the WGSS Program

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Kai Bosworth
Assistant Professor of World Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University
"'This land is our land': Private property, settler colonialism, and the affective territories of populism in pipeline opposition movements"
Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall
5:00 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with the English Department Lecture Series and the WGSS Program

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Greg Jaczko
Gottwald Auditorium
4:30 p.m.

Friday, April 10, 2020
Neel Ahuja
Associate Professor of Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Cruz
"From Insurgency to Adaptation: Bangladesh and the Figure of the Climate Refugee"
Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall
5:00 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with the English Department Lecture Series

Questions?

Please contact Tim Hamilton for questions, directions, or complete details. Maps and directions to campus are available online.

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive information about the upcoming lectures, please contact Nancy Propst.