Spring 2020

UPDATE 4/2/20

We are glad to announce that the remainder of this semester’s Sustainable Futures Speaker Series will be going online via webinar.

  • Click on the “REGISTER” links below to sign up for each event. (Registration links will be available at least one week in advance.)
  • Each talk will be streamed via Zoom with closed captioning, and will be followed by a Q&A discussion period.
  • The series is held from 5:30-7:00 pm on Thursday evenings (Pacific time).

Spring 2020 Webinars

  • April 9 — Rethinking Religious Environmentalism: Varieties of Latinx Catholic Expressions — Amanda Baugh, author of God and the Green Divide and Assistant Professor of Religion and Environment at California State University, Northridge.
  • April 16 — The social, economic, and ecological sustainability of cannabis production in northern California — a panel discussion with Erin Kelly and Dominic Corva (moderators), Drew Barber, Van Butsic, Marisa Formosa, Chrystal Ortiz, and Kaitlin Reed
  • April 23 — The global burden of backup generators — Nicholas Lam, Research Scientist, and Peter Alstone, Faculty Scientist, at the Schatz Energy Research Center
  • CANCELED - April 30 — Humboldt County: proving rural, climate-smart resilience behind the Redwood Curtain — a panel discussion moderated by Jana Ganion
  • May 7 — Coming of age at the end of the world: an existential toolkit for the climate generation — Sarah Jaquette Ray, Associate Professor & Program Leader in Environmental Studies at Cal Poly Humboldt, and author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet. REGISTER

To be rescheduled for a later date:

  • Why Latinx Environmentalisms? When Latinx studies and environmental studies meet — a discussion with the editors: Sarah D. Wald, David J. Vázquez, Priscilla Solis Ybarra, and Sarah Jaquette Ray — postponed to Fall 2020
  • Extinction or decolonization: an indigenous perspective on climate change and hope — Nick Estes, author, Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico, and citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe — postponed to Fall 2020

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