Monthly Archives: November 2011

Herb Tam lecture online!

For anyone that missed art curator Herb Tam’s visit to campus to discuss the relationships between object/individual and landscape, you can now check him out online on the Environmental Studies Program’s Vimeo page: http://vimeo.com/32589538  

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Film Screening: Farm for the Future

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 – 6:00 PM North Bennington Train Station, North Bennington, Vermont This screening is the first in a three-film series hosted by the Walloomsac Transition Initiative on the creation of Edible Forest Gardens as a form of … Continue reading

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350VT Bennington Strategy Session

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 8:00-9:00 PM Cricket Hill Barn, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont Hosted by the college in collaboration with 350.org Vermont and Tar Sands Action, this session is geared towards planning local, statewide and national strategies to fight climate … Continue reading

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Public Informational Meeting: Commercial-Scale Composting – Benefits, Issues, Opportunities

Thursday, December 1, 2011 6:30 PM: Center for the Advancement of Public Action, Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington, Vermont Agricultural and food wastes represent valuable resources that can be put to productive use through various types of composting facilities … Continue reading

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The Industrial Sublime: Photographic works by Edward Burtynsky

Recently, I was lucky enough to go to an exhibit by Canadian-turned-Vermont photographer Edward Burtynsky entitled “Oil” (“Pétrole”) at the Musée McCoord in Montreal. The exhibit consisted of a series of photographs tracking the life cycle of the petroleum industry, … Continue reading

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