fall seminars will be held virtually at 4:00 pm on the dates below, and will be recorded.
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Seminars are open to all, and students who are enrolled in the Seminar course, SUST 6800, have additional opportunities to engage with the speakers. GCSC-affiliated faculty are invited to nominate speakers for the Seminar Series. See grey box below for links to seminar videos.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2020
- Divya Chandrasekhar, City and Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
“A grassroots view of disaster recovery”
How communities recover from disasters, the interactions underlying this recovery, and what it means to be disaster resilient in a complex, uncertain and unjust world. View flyer | Zoom meeting link
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September 22, 2020
- Julie Sze, Professor of American Studies at UC Davis
“Interdisciplinarity, Intersectionality and Environmental Justice: The Time is Now ”
What role can colleges and universities in particular, and specific fields (sustainability, environmental policy, etc.) play in addressing climate and other crises? View flyer | Zoom webinar link
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October 13, 2020
- Daniel Mendoza, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
“The confluence of air quality, urban development, health, and social justice”
Zoom webinar link | View flyer
November 3, 2020
- Joan Nassauer, Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Michigan
Professor Nassauer develops and tests ecological designs for their cultural sustainability in human-dominated landscapes.
Spring 2021 seminars will be listed here as speakers are confirmed.
Video recordings of most seminars (Spring 2015-on) are available for viewing by those with a U of U Network ID.
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