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Fall 2012 Course Offerings
SCI at RIC Speaker Series
Critical Issues in Sustainability
Location: Clarke Science, Room 128
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Please note: All speaker series events are free and open to the public. Selected speaker series events will be recorded and available for online viewing.
Online viewing Instructions: Links to recorded speaker events will be placed online the day following the event. When available, links can be found after specific event information below.
|September 20||Wilderness and the Myths of American Environmentalism
Speaker: Jay Turner
Jay Turner, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Wellesley College, is the author of the recently published The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964. His book explores two nested questions: how have debates over the public lands affected modern environmental politics and how have debates over environmental reform affected American politics more broadly? To view the book trailer click here.Professor Turner will be available for a book signing following his talk.
Website: Jay Turner