New Climate Change Book by UO Grad

Climate Revolution book cover

The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution by Mary DeMocker, University of Oregon ’92, is a lively, empowering, and do-able blueprint for engaging families in the urgent endeavor of climate revolution. In brief, action-packed chapters, parents learn hundreds of wide-ranging ideas for being part of the revolution — from embracing simplicity parenting, to freeing ourselves from dead-end science debates, to teaching Read More …

First CEF Field School

Hayley Brazier, Stephanie LeMenager, Allison Ford, Marsha Weisiger, and Gordon Sayre in Harney County, Oregon, where the CEF conducted its first field school, taking oral histories from resource managers, ranchers, local historians, and the archeologist of the Burns Paiute Tribe. The histories will become part of the University of Oregon’s permanent digital archive and serve as a basis for LeMenager’s Read More …

Carsten Strathausen, “Neuroaesthetics–The Science of Art?”

Friday, March 9th. 12pm in 115 Lawrence Hall. Over the last two decades, neuroaesthetics–the interpretation of art based on evolutionary theory and neuroscientific data—has developed into a prominent new field in the humanities. This lecture provides a critical-historical overview of neuroaesthetics that details both its promise and perils for the study of art and aesthetics. Lecture by Carsten Strathausen, Professor Read More …