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Just Futures: Equity and Sustainability

October 25, 2019

FOUR Fall 2019 Events!

NOV. 6 * 6:30-8PM * SULLIVAN 200
“From PCBs to Coal Ash: Environmental Justice in North Carolina,” Panel Discussion

NOV. 11 * 6-8PM * BRYAN 111
“Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice,” Panel Discussion

NOV. 13 * 1:30-3PM * FACULTY CENTER
“Rachel Carson & Environmental Justice in North Carolina,” Dr. Robert Musil

NOV. 23 * 5-7PM * MUSIC 217
“Saving the Songwood: Global Consumption, Sustainability, & Value,” Alex Smith & Tijan Dorwan


The Human Dimension of Climate Change

December 18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rick Potts
Presented by the Department of Anthropology
February 4th-5th, 2019


The Power of History: Memory and Representation

January 11, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lonnie Bunch
Presented by the Department of History
March 27 & March 28, 2018


Voice, Activism and Democracy

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Lawrence Frey
Presented by the Department of Communication Studies, African American and African Diaspora Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies
March 29 & March 30, 2017


The Science of Creativity and the Arts

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speakers: R. Keith Sawyer, Professor of Education at UNC; Scott Barry Kaufman, Cognitive Psychologist and author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined; and Jennifer Drake, Professor of Psychology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Presented by the Department of Psychology
March 3, 2016, April 20 & 26, 2016


The Divided States of America: Can Our Politics Be Depolarized?

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Mann, W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution
Presented by the Department of Politcal Science and the Center for Legislative Studies
September 30, 2014


Civil Society and Social Justice

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Dawn Porter, founder of Trilogy Films
Presented by the Department of Sociology
Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Discovering Quality Health Care in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Skinner, James O. Freedman Professor in the economics department at Dartmouth
Presented by the Department of Economics
Tuesday, April 2, 2013


Greening Greensboro: How the Sustainable Cities Movement Can Make Our City and Region More Liveable

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: David Owen, Staff Writer for The New York Times
Presented by the Department of Geography
Tuesday, March 20, 2012


Our genetic past and gemonic future: Connecting the science of human origins to contemporary life.

January 10, 2018

Keynote Speaker: John Hawks, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Presented by the Department of Anthropology
March 23, 2011