Humans in a More than Human World
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Within this theme, we explore:
What can we learn from nonhuman teachers?
How do humans communicate urgency, and what role does fear play?
How do humans listen to other species in a critical moment?
Are there synchronicities shared across species, related to survival and adaptation?
What is the role of social justice in climate justice?
How might humans consider the teachings of previously extinguished ecosystems?
What does decreasing biodiversity mean for humans and for other species?
What can nonhuman species teach us about community?
Gifts of the Land: A Walk with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer
Gifts of the Land
Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer takes us on a walk at Clark Reservation State Park in Jamesville, NY as Spring welcomes back migrating creatures and sends a message to wake up those who have taken a Winter rest. This video was commissioned by The Commons at the University of Kansas, in conjunction with Dr. Kimmerer's April 1, 2021 lecture, and was funded by the Kenneth Spencer Lecture Fund. // Shot and edited by: https://loganrando.post.pro/