Coffee @ The Commons: Global Environmental Justice, Seeing the Sovereignty of the Earth

2:00-3:00pm CT Tuesday, September 21, 2021 The Commons
Amitav Ghosh

Presented in partnership with the Hall Center for the Humanities

How do the threats of climate change affect populations differently?
How do western value systems reinforce the trajectory of a warming planet?
Who possesses the knowledge needed to restore human relationships with the Earth?

Amitav Ghosh is a renowned author of fiction and nonfiction, including The Ibis Trilogy--Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, and Flood of Fire; The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable; Gun Island; and most recently, The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis.

Coffee @ The Commons is a conversation-style event, which offers space for informal dialogue with visiting scholars. Conversation Guide: Ali Brox, Environmental Studies Program.

Amitav Ghosh will speak at 7:30pm CT on Tuesday, September 21 as part of the Humanities Speaker Series.

Of interest to:
All Ages, Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
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Coffee @ The Commons, Framing the Dialogue, Humans in a More Than Human World, Student Event