College of Humanities and Sciences
Science, Technology & Society
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2014-15 Lecture Series

Environmental History & Sustainability


E
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