Martin Luther King Jr. Day workshops

Here’s a schedule of MLK Day workshops at Bates on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012:

Session I Workshops
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

The Cost of Our Things: A Screening and Discussion of the film Blood in the Mobile
Convened by: Charles Nero, Elizabeth Eames, Stephanie Kelley-Romano
Anthropology, Rhetoric, African American Studies and American Cultural Studies
(This workshop meets across both Sessions I and II)

New Commons 221

Slow Melt: Environmental Injustice in the Vanishing Arctic
Convened by: Loring “Danny” Danforth, Aslaug Asgeirsdottir and Sonja Pieck
Anthropology, Politics and Environmental Studies
Pettengill G65

Ecological Citizenship and Global Justice
Convened by: Julie McCabe ’12 and Women and Gender Studies
Hedge 106

A Tribute to Wangari Maathai: African Environmentalist and Nobel Laureate
Sponsored by the Africana Club
Pettengill G21

“Love, Women and Flowers” or Work, Exploitation and Toxicity
Convened by: Faculty and students in the Spanish department
This workshop meets across both Sessions I and II.
Pettengill G52

Civil Disobedience and the New Environmental Movement
Meet filmmaker Josh Fox, director of the documentary Gasland, about the environmental damage caused by the natural-gas mining practice of hydraulic fracturing. (Gasland is being screened at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in Olin Concert Hall.)
Convened by: Environmental Studies House
Pettengill G10

Session II Workshops
3:45 p.m.–5 p.m.

Screening and Discussion of The Warriors of Qiugang: A Chinese Village Fights Back
Convened by: Xing Fan, Amanda Pierog ’15, Reilly Bergin-Pugh ’14, Leah Cole ’12, Grace Haessler ‘12, Asian Studies
Pettengill G21

Re-imagining Community: A Sub-National Approach to the Interconnected Work of Environmental and Gender Justice
Convened by: Douglas Kempner, Alanna Prince ’13 and Women and Gender Studies
Panelists: Ben Chin ’07, Nicola Wells, Nate Libby ’07, Craig Saddlemire ’07
Roger Williams 118

Soul Jazz and Soul Food: “Cookin’ ” Jazz in the 1950s and 1960s
Convened by: Tom Hayward and Dale E. Chapman
Hedge 106

Carbon Denial: What Is at Risk?
Convened by: Jane Costlow, John Smedley, Laura Sewall, Julie Rosenbach, Lynne Lewis, Aslaug Asgeirsdottir
Environmental Studies, Physics, Economics, Politics, Harward Center and the Office of the Environmental Coordinator
Pettengill G65

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