Environmental Buzzwords and Their Meanings

When:
January 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-01-16T13:00:00-05:00
2019-01-16T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
Brock University - Plaza 600F
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Brock University Environmental Sustainability Research Centre & Posthumanism Research Institute

Environmental buzzwords are part of our daily landscape. But what’s in a word? Researchers from the Posthumanism Research Institute (PRI) and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ERSC) will gather to investigate the meaning of five key environmental terms and concepts: “transformation,” “resilience,” “sustainability,” “stewardship,” and “consumerism.”

Participate in the general discussion among presenters and audience members that will follow brief presentations on each term/concept.

Featuring Guest Speakers:

  • Julia Baird, Assistant Professor, ERSC & Department of Geography & Tourism Studies
  • Jessica Blythe, Assistant Professor, ERSC
  • Christine Daigle, Professor of Philosophy and PRI Director
  • Trevor Norris, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies and PRI Member
  • Ryan Plummer, Professor and ERSC Director

Hosted by: David Fancy, Associate Professor, Dramatic Arts and PRI Member

This event is hosted by the Brock University Environmental Sustainability Research Centre & Posthumanism Research Institute.

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