College of Humanities and Sciences
Science, Technology & Society

2014-15 Lecture Series

Environmental History & Sustainability

dmund Russell, Univ. of Kansas
"Coevolutionary History”
October 14, Forum Room, 3:30-5 pm

This talk will explore ways in which people have shaped the traits of non-human populations, and how changing those traits has circled back to change human experience.

Lisa Sideris, 
Indiana University 
“Contested Wonder:  Environmental Ethics and the New Cosmology”
November 18, Forum Room, 3:30-5 pm

This talk will examine a constellation of movements referred to as the New Story/Universe Story/Epic of Evolution/Big History--forms of science-based ecospirituality that have emerged in recent decades.

Tarynn Witten, VCU
"Is it Complicated or is it Complex?  A Complexity Theorist Takes on Sustainability"
February 25, Richmond Salons I, 3:30-5 pm

Upcoming Lecture

Edmund Russell

"Coevolutionary Historyā€¯

October 14, 2014