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Environmental Studies

Film Screening "Pakachoag: Where the River Bends" and Panel

Virtual Zoom: Film screening of "Pakachoag: Where the River Bends" and PanelColin Novick, Executive Director, Greater Worcester Land TrustGwenn Miller, Associate Professor, History, College of the Holy CrossThomas Doughton, Senior Lecturer, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, College of the Holy CrossSarah Klotz, Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and English, College of the Holy CrossSarah Luria, Professor, English/Environmental Studies, College of the Holy Cross and Madison Chouinard (2022), ModeratorsOpen to Campus Community Only

Massasoit’s Meanings: Shifting Histories of Settler-Colonialism

Virtual Zoom: Massasoit's Meanings: Shifting Histories of Settler-ColonialismJean O’Brien, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of History, University of MinnesotaLisa Blee, Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest UniversitySarah Klotz, Assistant Professor, College of the Holy Cross, Rhetoric and English, Moderator Open to Campus Community Only

Prof. Laura Sauls- ""Migration, Climate Change, and Prospects for Sustainable Development in the Northern Triangle"

SMITHLABS 154: Laura Sauls, PhD /Graduate School of Geography, Clark University/ Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow- HC Environmental Studies Program, will present a talk entitled "Migration, Climate Change and Prospects for Sustainable Development in the Northern Triangle of Central America" on her work in these areas.Monday, March 23 - 4 – 5pm Smith Labs 154 Reception to follow.

Lecture: Thea Riofrancos on a Green New Deal for Climate Safety and Social Justice

SMITH Rehm Lib: Thea Riofrancos, assistant professor of political science at Providence College, is coauthor of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal (Verso, 2019). In this talk, she will outline the environmental and social justice goals of the Green New Deal and suggest why it responds better to the challenges of climate change than other current and prior administrations' policies.

Visiting Scholar- Talk

HAB 219: Environmental Studies: Bernadette ArakwiyePhD Candidate | NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow | Geography Department | Clark University Will offer a talk on "Thirty years of forest cover change in Western Rwanda during periods of wars and environmental policy shifts.”Thursday, December 5th, 2019 Haberlin Hall room 219 12:30A light lunch will be served at 12:15 Open to Campus Community Only

Killer Heat - Climate Choices and the Future

Kimball Hall Seelos Theater: Extreme heat is poised to rise steeply in frequency and severity in the coming decades, bringing unprecedented health risks for people and communities across the United States. In this talk, Erika Spanger-Siegfried, a senior analyst in the Climate and Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists will review data analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists’ recent report on the future of extreme heat in the United States.

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