Environmental Studies Colloquium
Environmental Studies Colloquium Fall 2017--Water
Rebecca Catarelli and Jenny Ramstetter
1 September--All--Current Water Issues--Perspectives on Hurricane Harvey
7 September--led by Jenny Ramstetter (Biology)--Water Issues in Ethiopia
14 September--All--Preliminary investigations for our weekend fieldtrip (Sept. 29-Oct. 1) to the ocean:Shore, Swamp, and Pond--Charlestown, R.I.
CONTRIBUTE ITEMS IN THE FORUM BELOW
21 September--led by Kathy Urffer, Connecticut River Conservancy--Wilder, Bellows Falls and Vernon, VT Hydroelectric Dams
SEE READINGS IN FOLDER BELOW
23 September (Saturday)--(Field trip and Community Engagement)--All--Source to Sea Cleanup, Connecticut River, Brattleboro sponsored by Connecticut River Conservancy
28 September--All--Trip preparation!
Fri. Sept. 29-Sun. Oct. 1--Class field trip to the ocean:Shore, Swamp, and Pond--Charlestown, R.I.
5 October--All--Followup of class field trip
12 October--Led by Chris Lamb and William Edelglass, The Role of Sacred Landscapes--and Ceremony--in Native Environmental Activism
Watch video from Black Mesa Water Coalition: https://www.
19 October-- led by Jean O'Hara--Salmon is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Basin
See readings below. Read Sue Brucell's piece entitled "A Call to Action: We Have to Do Something" Come prepared with two questions written in your CP Book. Have a look at the play Salmon is Everything. We'll post suggestions for reading the play in preparation for class in the next few days.
26 October--led by Todd Smith--Acid Rain: Water Is an Acid, and Not All Rain Is Wet
2 November--led by John Willis (Visual Arts, Photography)--Mni Wiconi Water Protectors, Lakota
Class Field Trip, Charlestown, RI: Pond, Shore, and Ocean. Sept. 29-Oct. 1