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September 27, 2010
“Jamaica for Sale,”
documentary film about tourism and unsustainable development, screening and discussion with filmmaker Esther Figueroa, and commentary by Maxine Burkett, 2010-11 Wayne Morse Chair, 7 p.m., 110 Knight Law Center. Contact: Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, (541) 346-3717.

September 29, 2010
Fireside Conversation Series: “Changing the Rules of the Game,” Robert Young
, Planning, Public Policy and Management, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

RESCHEDULED: October 11, 2010
“In Search of Refuge: Climate Justice and Climate-Induced Migration,” Maxine Burket
t, 2010-11 Wayne Morse Chair, 3:15 p.m., 175 Knight Law Center. Contact: Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, (541) 346-3717.

October 16, 2010
“Global Warming Time Bomb: How to Avert Disaster,” James E. Hansen
, NASA, Morse Distinguished Speaker, 3 p.m., 175 Knight Law Center. Contact: Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, (541) 346-3717.

October 20, 2010
Fireside Conversation Series: “Learning Sustainability in the Classroom and Beyond,” Nancy Shurtz
, Law, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

October 20, 2010
Community Conversations Series:
“Taking Back the Tap: World Water Crisis,
” 7-8:30 p.m., Living Learning Center Performance Hall. Contact: Residence Life, (541) 346-1977.

October 27, 2010
NOMAD Speaker and Viewing Series
“What Sustains Us: Shelter,”
a new series in collaboration with the OHC’s 2010-11 theme “Sustanence,” Robin Holmes, Vice President for Student Affairs, discussing “Thoughts to Dwell Upon: Living and Learning at the UO,” 7 p.m., 110 Willamette Hall. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0937.

November 1, 2010
“Cars and Climate Change: How We Can Help Cut Global Warming Pollution Through New Fuel Efficiency Standards,” Daniel F. Becker
, director, Safe Climate Campaign, 3:30 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934.

November 2, 2010
“The Sustaining Grace of Witness,” Terry Tempest Williams
, conservationist, advocate for free speech, and author of Refuge
7:30 p.m., EMU Ballroom. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934.

November 5, 2010
"Digital Citizenship in a Networked World," Gardner Campbell
, director, Academy for Teaching and Learning at Baylor University, 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Contact: UO Libraries, (541) 346-1459.

November 10, 2010
Fireside Conversation Series: “Lane Clean Diesel Project: A Pre-regulatory Collaborative Economic Development Effort to Improve Air Quality and Scale Up Clean Fuels,”
Steve Greenwood, Deputy Director for Oregon Programs, National Policy Consensus Center and Joshua Proudfoot, Principal, Good Company, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

November 10, 2010
"Notes on a Writer's Life: A Talk and Reading," Diana Abu-Jaber
, author of Origin and Crescent, winner of the 2004 PEN Center USA Award for Literary Fiction, 7 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Contact: Knight Library, (541) 346-1949. Video

November 17, 2010
“Shelter for a Sterile Promontory: HAIR and the Canon,” Leah Middlebrook
, Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, 7 p.m., 110 Willamette Hall. Part of the NOMAD Speaker and Viewing Series “What Sustains Us: Shelter.” Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0937.

January 19, 2011
Fireside Conversation Series: "Growing Food and Making a Living: Latino Gardeners and Farmers in Lane County," Stephen Wooten
, International Studies and Anthropology, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

January 24, 2011—UO campus
January 25, 2011—UO in Portland

"Beyond Green Jobs: The Next American Economy," Van Jones
, human rights pioneer; author of The Green-Collar Economy; served as green jobs advisor for the Obama administration in 2009; 7:30 p.m., EMU Ballroom, UO campus; 5:45 p.m., White Stag Block, UO in Portland. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934. Watch lecture.

January 26, 2011
"Food and Frenchness in Delicatessen,” Sophia Sapp
, Comparative Literature, 7 p.m, 115 Lawrence Hall. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0934. Part of the NOMAD Speaker and Viewing Series “What Sustains Us: Food.”

February 3, 2011
"Pleasure Once Removed: Suffering, Violence and Eating," Lisa Heldke
, Philosophy, Gustavus Adolphus College, 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0934.

February 9, 2011
Fireside Conversation Series: "Fringe Urbanism: Compact Development in Suburbia," Nico Larco, Architecture, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

February 9, 2011
"A World of Pure Imagination: Willy Wonka and the American Food Industry," Jennifer Burns Levin
, Honors College, 7 p.m, 115 Lawrence Hall. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0934. Part of the NOMAD Speaker and Viewing Series “What Sustains Us: Food.”

February 19-21, 2011
Food Justice Conference
, featuring keynotes by Dr. Vandana Shiva, Founder and Director, Navdanya: Research Foundation on Science, Technology and Ecology, and Fred Kirschenmann, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, Knight Law Center. (OHC cosponsorship with the Wayne Morse Center). Watch lecture.

February 23, 2011
"The Big Night, or the Failure of Excellence," Jenifer Presto
, Comparative Literature and Russian and East European Studie, 7 p.m, 115 Lawrence Hall. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0934. Part of the NOMAD Speaker and Viewing Series “What Sustains Us: Food.”

March 1, 2011
Tracy Kidder
, author of Strength in What Remains and Mountains Beyond Mountains, 7 p.m., Matthew Knight Arena.
(OHC cosponsorship with ASUO, Robert D. Clark Honors College, University Housing, Division of Undergraduate Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Journalism & Communication, Cultural Forum, and Division of Student Affairs) Contact: Kevin Hatfield, 541-346-1977.

March 7, 2011
“The Restorative Power of the Natural World,” Richard Louv
, journalist and author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, 7:30 p.m., EMU Ballroom. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934. Watch lecture.

March 16, 2011
Fireside Conversation Series: "Sustainable Business: Transparency, Risks, and Innovation," Tom Osdoba, Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Business Practices, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

March 30, 2011
"Anne's Diary, Mauricio's Dance: a conversation with choreographer Mauricio Wainrot,"
with Barbara Altmann, director of the OHC, 7:30 p.m., 282 Lillis Hall. Contact: Judaic Studies Program, (541) 346-5288.

April 2-3, 2011
“The Diary of Anne Frank”
ballet by Mauricio Wainrot performed by the Eugene Ballet, Saturday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m., Hult Center. Contact: Eugene Ballet, (541) 485-3992 or eugeneballet.org Tickets: Hult Center Box Office, (541) 682-5000.

April 7, 2011
"Human Rights: The Socialism of the 21st Century?" William Forbath
, Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law, University of Texas at Austin, 7:30 p.m., 175 Knight Law Center. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934. Watch lecture.

April 9, 2011
Cinema Pacific Film FestivalLunch Love Community: A Media Social
. Filmmakers Helen De Michiel and Sophie Constantinou will show webisodes and media socials capturing key aspects of Berkeley’s innovative school lunch program and encourage a dialogue surrounding food literacy, 1 p.m., Baker Downtown Center. Contact: cinemapacific@uoregon.edu

April 10, 2011
Cinema Pacific Film Festival: Documentary 2.0 Media Workshop
with directors Helen De Michiel and Sophie Constantinou discussing the innovative social media/documentary project, “Lunch Love Community,” 1 p.m., Baker Downtown Center. Contact: cinemapacific@uoregon.edu

April 13, 2011
Fireside Conversation Series: "Terreforms: New Visions of Sustainability," Allison Carruth, English and Environmental Studies, 5 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Contact: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, (541) 346-3845.

April 18-23, 2011
"UO Eco-challenge,"
celebrates Earth Week with hundreds of individual actions by UO faculty, staff, and students. Register and select from dozens of simple actions you take during Earth Week. Contact: Office of Sustainability, (541) 346-0605.

April 21, 2011
“Born to be Good: Lessons From the Science of a Meaningful Life,” Dacher Keltner
, Psychology, UC Berkeley and research director of Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, 7:30 p.m., 175 Knight Law Center. Contact: Oregon Social Learning Center, (541) 485-2711 or events@oslc.org

April 26, 2011
"A Universal Attraction: Representations of Desire from The Kinsey Institute Collections," Catherine Johnson-Roehr
, Curator of Art, Artifacts, and Photographs at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction; 3:30-5:00 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Contact: Jennifer Burns Levin, jlevin@uoregon.edu

April 26, 2011—UO campus
April 27, 2011—UO in Portland
"Thinking Beyond the Food Movement: Four Big Ideas about Food and Sustainability," James E. McWilliams
, History, Texas State University, San Marcos; author of Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. 7:30 p.m., 282 Lillis Hall (Eugene); 5:30 p.m., White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St. (Portland). Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934. Watch lecture.

April 30-May 1, 2011
16th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference. Keynote: Bryant Terry, eco chef, food justice activist, and autho. Contact: Coalition Against Environmental Racism

May 1, 2011
"Plastic: A Toxic Love Story," Susan Freinkel
, journalist and science writer, 7 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Contact: UO Bookstore, (541) 346-4331.

May 5, 2011
"Economy, Ecology, and the Second Coming of Capitalism in China,"
David Liwei Li, English, noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Contact: Confucius Institute, (541) 346-5056.

May 9, 2011
"Ethics and Climate Change: What Do We Owe the Future?" Kathleen Dean Moore
, Philosophy, Oregon State University and auhtor/essayist, 7:30 p.m., 282 Lillis Hall. Contact: Oregon Humanities Center, (541) 346-3934.

May 14, 2011
"What Sustains Us,"
Comparative Literature's NOMAD Mentorship Program undergraduate conference, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Contact: Comparative Literature, (541) 346-0934.

May 19, 2011
A talk in conjunction with "Salmon is Everything"
“The Effects of Altered Diet on the Health of the Karuk People: Traditional Foods, Dam Removal and Environmental Justice on the Klamath River,” Kari Norgaard
, Sociology and Environmental Studies, Whitman College, environmental justice work with Native American Tribes on the Klamath River, 7 p.m., Hope Theatre (Miller Theatre Complex). Contact: Theresa May, tmay33@uoregon.edu

May 20, 2011
A talk in conjunction with "Salmon is Everything"
“Community-based Theatre Around Native Issues,”
Marcie Rendon, playwright and member of the White Earth Anishinabe Nation, 7 p.m., Hope Theatre (Miller Theatre Complex). Contact: Theresa May, tmay33@uoregon.edu

May 20–June 4, 2011
“Salmon is Everything,”
a play by Theresa May with the Klamath Theatre Project that celebrates the important role of salmon in native culture and spirituality; and explores the intimate, profound, and ecologically critical relationship between people, land, river and biotic communities. Robinson Theatre. Contact: University Theatre, (541) 346-4363.

 

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