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Michael Paul Nelson presents "Welcome to the Center for the Study of an Uncertain Future: A Tour"

Everyone is welcome to attend this live Zoom event with Michael Paul Nelson. He'll be presenting his talk "Welcome to the Center for the Study of an Uncertain Future: A Tour" as part of Spring Creek Project's lecture series "Pandemic as Portal: Creating a Just Future on Earth."

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Michael Paul Nelson is an environmental scholar, writer, teacher, speaker, consultant, and professor of environmental ethics and philosophy. He currently holds the Ruth H. Spaniol Endowed Chair of Renewable Resources, and serves as the Lead-Principal Investigator for the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research Program at Oregon State University. He is the author or editor of four books in and around the area of environmental ethics, including the award-winning book Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril (2010) with Kathleen Dean Moore.

Pandemic as Portal is a nine-week series featuring visionary thinkers who are imagining the world anew as it reconfigures in the midst of the pandemic. Each speaker will explore their highest vision of environmental and social justice, think about the crucial steps we can take as individuals and communities to bring that vision to life, and share stories of how this new paradigm is already taking shape.

Schedule: The series will be broadcast live on Zoom Tuesdays at 6 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST from January 12 to March 9. Other speakers include Kim Stanley Robinson, Erin Moore, J. Drew Lanham, Mazin Jamal, KJ Song, Elizabeth Sawin, Bathsheba Demuth, Nia E. Martin-Robinson, and Vanessa Raditz.

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This series is hosted by the Spring Creek Project and the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at Oregon State University.

Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00pm

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Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student, Alumni, Online



Free and open to everyone

Spring Creek Project, Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative
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