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Woodin Colloquium Schedule

Join us Thursdays 12:30-1:20 p.m. in The Orchard (Room 103), The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest.



February 14

Environmental Risk Communication
Andrew Schwarz ’72, President, Industrial Economics, Inc.

February 21

The Production and Emission of Methane by Living Trees
Kristofer Covey, PhD. Candidate, Silviculture and Biogeochemistry, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

February 28

Between the Animal and the Animate Earth: Some Thoughts on Language and the Ecology of Sensory Experience
David Abram, Cultural Ecologist, Geo-philosopher, and Director of the Alliance for Wild Ethics

March 7

Boundaries, Interfaces, and the Environment
Molly Constanza-Robinson, Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry; Rebecca Kneale Gould, Associate Professor of Religion; Nicholas Z. Muller, Associate Professor of Economics, Middlebury

March 14

U.S. Action on Clean Energy and Climate Change (via Skype)
Holmes Hummel, Senior Advisor, Office of the Undersecretary for Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

March 21

Change We Can Believe In? U.S. Environmental Policy in the Obama Years
Chris McGrory Klyza, Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, Middlebury

April 4

Tracing Obscure Connections: Monsanto and Child Labor in the Production of Hybrid Genetically Modified Cottonseed in India
Kacy McKinney, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Middlebury

April 11

Stories from the Wilderness
Sylvia Johnson ‘00.5, Documentary Filmmaker

April 18

Rating Green Buildings: LEED, Living Building Challenge and the Learning Process
Charley Stevenson, Owner, Integrated Eco Strategy, LLC

April 25

The Sufficiency Principle: A Key to the Sustainable Future
Katherine Ebner ’87, Co-Director, Institute for Transformational Leadership, Georgetown University; Founder, CEO, The Nebo Company

May 2

Resilience: A Personal, Community, and Systems Perspective
Sarah Stokes Alexander ‘93, Director, Environmental Practice, The Keystone Center

May 9

“The Country Keeps Changing”: Cultural and Historical Contexts of Ecosystem Changes in Alaska’s Yukon Delta
Kenneth Pratt, ANCSA Program Manager, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Region

Special Afternoon ES 401 Senior Seminar Presentations (4:30 pm)

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