COE Think Tank–Facing Disasters: Disturbing the Human-Environment Relationship Fri., Mar. 2, 4-6:30pm and film at 7pm

The College of the Environment Think Tank


a provocation/ an invitation

Facing Disasters:  Disturbing the Human-Environment Relationship

Memorial Chapel & Zelnick Pavilion 

Friday, March 2, 2018 – 4pm – 6:30pm, film 7-8pm

with work by

Andrew Barton, Ronald Ebrecht, Vaishvi Jhaveri, William Johnston, Katja Kolcio, Ishita MukerjiMarguerite Nguyen, Eiko OtakeOstin Pham, Helen Poulos, Paula TartellNora ThompsonShingo Umehara

 commissioned works by

Melissa JoskowJames Falzone, Giorgia PeckmanDanielle Krieger, Shea Fitzpatrick & Will Freudenheim

and film screening

Jordan Dykstra No Going Back Before Present 7:00PM 

Panel: “Latinx Students and LAST in Critical Conversation” — Wed., 4:30 p.m.

“Latinx Studies and Latin American Studies in Critical Conversation”

Speakers: Robert Conn, Diana Schwartz, Paula Park, 

  Laura Grappo, and Rachel Ellis Neyra

Wednesday, September 27th          4:30pm in Judd 116

Sponsored by the Center for the Americas (CAMS)

This event will focus on challenging the boundaries of ethnic studies and area studies in relation to diaspora, nationalism, and globalization. Presenters will address the relationship between the fields of Latinx and Latin American studies, as well as their respective genealogies and political orientations.

For more information, contact:   Kehaulani Kauanui, Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, Chair of American Studies, Director of the Center for the Americas