Past ES Colloquium Series

Colloquium Fall 2010  Seeking Change: Food, Farm, and Society

4-6pm, Dickinson 128

Monday, Oct. 25 Melanie DuPuis, UC Santa Cruz “Knowing Food”

Thursday, Nov.4 Sally Hamilton, Univ. of Denver “Culture, Environment, and Small-scale Sustainability in Guatemalan Export Agriculture”

Thursday, Nov. 11 Clare Hinrichs, Penn State University “Regionalizing Food and Farming Systems: Resistance and Resilience”

Thursday, Nov. 18 Teri Ptacek, Agricultural Stewardship Assoc., “Conserving Local Farmland”

Monday, Nov. 22 Peggy Barlett, Emory University, “Campus Food Projects: Pursuing Justice, Celebrating Place”

Thursday, Dec. 2 Ivette Perfecto, Univ. of Michigan, “Is Biodiversity Working for Us? Diverse Agroecosystems and Autonomous Pest Control”

Monday, Dec. 6 Linda Berlin, UVM, “Bringing the Message Home: Vermont’s Plan for Sustainable Food Systems in the Next Decade”

Spring 2011 Colloquium: Building a Sustainable Future

Spring 2011 Speaker Details

Mondays at 7pm, East Academic Center 2, Bennington College

All events free and open to the public.

March 7: Climate Destabilization: Belief, Reality, Action: Carl McDaniel, Oberlin College

Carl’s talk on Vimeo.

March 14 Basics of Climate Change Science: Tim Schroeder, Bennington College

March 21 Climate Action Planning in Higher Education: Valerie Imbruce, Bennington College

April 28 Planning for a Sustainable Bennington: Bennington College Sustainability Committee

April 4, Opportunities and Challenges: Developing Vermont’s Wind and Solar Energy Potential- Steven Letendre, Green Mountain College

Steven’s talk on Vimeo.

April 11, The Daily Impact: Bennington College Operations: Trevor Mance, TAM, Inc. and Bennington College Facilities Staff

April 25, Sustainable Buildings, Sustainable Design: Donald Sherefkin, Bennington College

May 2, Destination Green: Implementing a Sustainable Transit Management Program: Mary Ellen Mallia, SUNY Albany

Mary Ellen’s talk on Vimeo.

May 9, **Cancelled** Creating a Culture of Sustainability: Tom Kelly, University of New Hampshire

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