2009-03-20

Environmental Justice & Ecofeminism Symposium

Environmental Justice & Ecofeminism Symposium March 20-21
http://www.uga.edu/iws/events/womens_history_month/ecofem.htm
Map to Botanical Garden: http://www.uga.edu/botgarden/directions.html

The Callaway bldg. is number 8 on the map. Please note that parking is somewhat limited right at the Callaway bldg. so for those of you can, please consider parking in the main parking lot (number 11 on the map) and walking -- it is not as far as it looks on the map.

Map of UGA campus in case you don't know where Coverdell Center is (near Stegeman Colliseum & Vet School): http://www.camplan.uga.edu/pdf/CurrentMaps/CampusMap2008Color_8x11.pdf

March 20-21

Environmental Justice & Ecofeminism:Ethical Complexity in Action
A two-day symposium in memory of Australian eco-philosopher Val Plumwood, featuring work at the leading edge of environmental justice & ethics

Friday, March 20 175 Coverdell Bldg. UGA Campus
4:00pm
Lori Gruen, Wesleyan U
Attending to Nature

5:15pm
Light Reception

5:45pm
Piers Stephens, UGA, Philosophy
Plumwood, Property, Selfhood & Sustainability
Comments by Vicky Davion, UGA, Philosophy

Saturday, March 21
Callaway Bldg., Botanical Gardens

9:30am
Light Breakfast Buffet

10:00am
Chris Cuomo, UGA, Women's Studies & Philosophy Welcome & Celebration of the work of Val Plumwood

11:00am
Jamie Baker Roskie, UGA Land Use Clinic Newtown: A Search for Environmental Justice in Georgia

Noon
Lunch

1:00pm
Teri Blanton, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth: It's Not About Energy, It's About Power

2:00pm
Cecilia Herles, UGA, Women's Studies: Discussion of Women & Environmental Activism

2:30pm
Chaone Mallory, Villanova U: Val Plumwood & Ecofeminist Political Solidarity:
Standing With The Natural Other Chair, Sarah Wright, UGA, Philosophy


**Part of Women’s History Month. Free & open to the public. Email Molly Moreland Myers momolly@uga.edu with questions.**

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