5/3-4: Home in the Time of Climate Change

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Date(s) - 05/03/2018 - 05/04/2018
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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HOME IN THE TIME OF CLIMATE CHANGE

SAVE THE DATE!

3 – 4 May 2018

Mark your calendar now and plan to join us for Home in the Time of Climate Change, an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program, the Office of the Dean of Sciences, and the Advanced Science Research Center of the Graduate Center, CUNY.

Bringing together activists, academics, and policymakers, our goal is to identify, understand, and address some of the implications of ongoing climate change on the experience of home, place, and dislocation.

Thursday May 3rd 7 o’clock at the Advanced Science Research Center,

85 Saint Nicholas Terrace, New York City

“Radical Resiliency, Shifting Shorelines, and the Unsettling of Our Coastal Communities

in the Age of Rising Seas”

Keynote address by Elizabeth Rush, Author-Photographer-Educator, Institute at Brown for the Environment and Society and Department of English, Brown University.

Her forthcoming book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore will be available in June from Milkweed Press.

Friday May 4th 9:30-5 Science Center, at the Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City

Sessions on:

  • Local Voices on Climate Change across Site and Scale
  • Climate Change and Home
  • Climate Futures
  • Home, Loss, Dislocation
  • Planning and Imagining Collaborations on Place Attachment and Climate Change

For more information, please contact Cindi Katz (ckatz@gc.cuny.edu), William Solecki (wdsolecki@gmail.com), or Zachary Paganini(zpaganini@gradcenter.cuny.edu).

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