Brown Bag Event Thursday:  “WATER PROTECTORS: MUSEUMS AND MOVEMENTS”

Location: EMU COQUILLE ROOM 12-2PM In addition to the 7pm evening event this Thursday in the Knight Library (see poster below), there will be an ENVS brown bag lunch event. THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM (BEKA ECONOMOPOULOS AND JASON JONES), “WATER PROTECTORS: MUSEUMS AND MOVEMENTS” Lunch will be served and a screening of a new short film will premiere. IN THE POST-STANDING ROCK MOMENT, MUSEUMS ARE BEING CALLED ON TO NOT SIMPLY DESCRIBE THE LOSS OF LIFE ON EARTH, BUT TO ACT AS ALLIES AND AMPLIFIERS OF NATIVE-LED MOVEMENTS TO PROTECT WATER, LAND, AND SACRED SITES. DRAWING ON RECENT INITIATIVES ORGANIZED BY LUMMI NATION AND THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, A TRAVELING POP-UP MUSEUM FOUNDED BY THE ACTIVIST ART COLLECTIVE NOT AN ALTERNATIVE, THIS TALK WILL EXPLORE HOW THE Read More …

SLEEP DEALER- SPECIAL EVENT – ONE NIGHT ONLY – THURSDAY, MAY 9 AT 7:30 PM

The Center for Environmental Futures Emerald Earth Film Festival Presents: SPECIAL EVENT – ONE NIGHT ONLY – THURSDAY, MAY 9 AT 7:30 PM @ Bijou Art Cinemas Theater – 492 E 13th Ave SLEEP DEALER Drama/Romance/Sci-Fi – 2008 – USA/Mexico – 90 Minutes – In English & Spanish – PG-13 VIEW TRAILER ‘Sleep Dealer’ is a Sundance award-winning sci-fi thriller packed Read More …

Ken Eklund: “Authentic Fictions, Collaborative Futures” 

Ken Eklund: “Authentic Fictions, Collaborative Futures”  ENVS Brown Bag Seminar: Thursday, April 25th 12-1:30 p.m. EMU Spruce Room “Designer of a new breed of socially relevant games, Ken Eklund is a pioneer in “authentic fiction,” the art of creating immersive stories that want to write themselves. Ken explores real-world issues through collaborative play, most notably in World Without Oil (energy), Zorop(world peace), Ed Zed Omega (education) Read More …

Thursday, April 25: Pope.L: Until Now, Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series Davis Family Lecture

FEATURED EVENT Thursday, April 25: Pope.L: Until Now, Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series Davis Family Lecture, 6:00pm at 177 Lawrence Hall, 1190 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR, 97403 Events are free and open to all. Please visit the School of Art + Design for further information upcoming events, and the Departments of Art and Product Design and join us on Instagram.

“Writing the Environmental Humanities for Public Audiences” Summer Workshop

With generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Oregon’s Center for Environmental Futures announces its first annual “Writing the Environmental Humanities for Public Audiences” workshop. The workshop will take place August 5-August 9, 2019 (with arrival and departure on August 4 and 10), at Silver Falls Resort and Conference Center, located within Silver Falls State Park, Read More …

Food Chains! Film Screening! TOMORROW NIGHT, BIJOU ART CINEMAS, 7pm!

FOOD CHAINS Documentary – 2014 – USA – 83 Minutes – Unrated VIEW TRAILER In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. There is more interest in food these days Read More …