Spring 2017 Interdisciplinarity 101 Events Listing

Jan. 27, 2017 Introducing Interdisciplinarity 101 Feb. 10, 2017  Steve Beda (History), “‘Never Give A Inch:’ Popular Culture and The Northwest Woods Wars, 1960-2000” Feb. 24, 2017 Carla Bengtson (Art), “Falling Out Spilling Over” March 24, 2017 Shane Hall (ENVS and English), “Imagining Environmental Futures: Speculative Practice in Environmental Humanities Education” April 21, 2017 Brook Muller (Architecture and ENVS), “Al Read More …

The College of Arts and Sciences Awards Sarah Wald a Program Grant for Public Lands Symposium

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Sarah Wald (Environmental Studies and English) has won a $6000 CAS Program Grant to support a symposium focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion on public lands. The symposium will focus on public land use and access to racial, ethnic, LGBTQ, and disability communities in Oregon. It will foster a public conversation among well-known and emerging scholars and practitioners, Read More …

Congratulations to Taylor McHolm!

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Congratulations to Taylor McHolm, who just earned his PhD in Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy, with a focal department in English. McHolm just successfully defended his dissertation on “Representation Challenges: Literatures of Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene.” A leader in the environmental humanities since arriving at UO in 2010, he helped organize the Mesa Verde Literature and Environment Reading Group Read More …

Here’s the “411” on the Interdisciplinarity 101 Colloquium

On the second and fourth Fridays of the month, graduate students and faculty who participate in the Center for Environmental Futures gather to share their works-in-progress, gain feedback, discuss their own approaches to studying environmental issues, and foster community. Unless otherwise stated, we meet in the EMU in the Lease Crutcher Lewis Room (#23) Please join us for our May Read More …