Stories about "Otis Lecture"
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 10:44 am
Environmental history is too often written without acknowledging the presence, passion, and stories of the Black people in it, and storyteller and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney aims to change that.
Friday, November 5, 2021 10:47 am
What do hemp, centuries old squash seeds, and a lake of carefully tended wild rice have in common? The future, according to environmentalist, economist, writer, and activist Winona LaDuke.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:16 pm
It's trying, says Jane Costlow, trying to excel at the triad of faculty responsibilities — teaching, research, and service — sometimes all at the same time.
Friday, November 8, 2019 1:16 pm
Environmental studies major Alex Cullen '20 writes about a conversation-rich dinner, with faculty and students, at nearby Nezinscot Farm to honor and welcome this year's Otis Lecturer.
Friday, November 2, 2018 11:13 am
For Rush, author of the acclaimed Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, offering the 2018 Otis Lecture was a homecoming of sorts.
Friday, October 21, 2016 8:33 am
Elizabeth Kolbert, New Yorker writer and winner of a Pulitzer for The Sixth Extinction, gave the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 24.
Friday, September 18, 2015 2:43 pm
Jennifer Baichwal, a filmmaker whose award-winning documentaries have explored subjects as diverse...
Monday, November 17, 2014 11:00 am
Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.
Friday, September 27, 2013 2:01 pm
Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 1:24 pm
Photographer Chris Jordan, known for depicting the environmental devastation produced by the consumer society, gives the Otis Lecture on Oct. 9.