EAIR VENT: The UCI Online Forum for the Academy and the general public presents, “Fire & & Ice: The Shifting Story of Environment Adjustment,” a two-day conference that will certainly deal with one of the most severe danger to mankind today: environment change.
It will include an interdisciplinary as well as international panel of scientists, writers, academics as well as communicators– including Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert, writer of Field Notes from a Disaster and The Sixth Extinction, and also Nathaniel Rich, whose publication Shedding Earth will be released in April. Environment protestor Expense McKibben, author of The End of Nature and also 2014 recipient of the Right Resources Award, will be the keynote audio speaker.
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Feb. 8, and also Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Crystal Cove Auditorium at the Student Center (bldg. 113, grid E8 on university map: https://communications.uci.edu/documents/pdf/UCI_16_map_campus_core.pdf)as well as in Liberal Arts Gateway 1800(bldg. 611, grid E7 on campus map) DETAILS: All occasions are free as well as open up to the general public. Vehicle parking is readily available in
the Student Facility Parking Framework(grid D9 on school map) and also in the Mesa Parking Framework(grid C7 on campus map )for$10 daily or $2 per hour. Media intending to go to ought to get in touch with Rub Harriman at 949-824-9055 or email@example.com!.?.!. HIGHLIGHTS: Friday, Feb. 8– Crystal Cove Amphitheater, Trainee Cente 4 p.m.: Welcome and opening comments by Amy Wilentz, UCI professor of English in the literary journalism program4:15 p.m.: Keynoteaddress byMcKibben,”From the Front Lines of the Climate Battle “5:45 p.m.: Panel conversation on” Producing Climate Change
Narratives,”featuring Kolbert, Rich, McKibben as well as Manuel Priest, professor of sociology and director of the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at USC; moderated by Jon Wiener, UCI teacher emeritus of history Saturday, Feb. 9– Humanities Entrance 1800 9 a.m.: Breakfast 9:30 a.m.: Talk on”Shedding Planet: A Current History, “featuring Rich 10:30 a.m.: Panel conversation on “Go-Go Automation as well as Climate Change, “featuring Isabel Hilton, a Scottish reporter as well as broadcaster based in London, who will concentrate on China; Kavita
Philip, UCI associate professor of history, who will certainly focus on India; Gabrielle Hecht, Frank Stanton
Structure Teacher of Nuclear Security at Stanford University, that will concentrate on Africa; and Tun Myint, associate professor of political science at Carleton College, that will concentrate on Burma; moderated by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UCI Chancellor’s Teacher and chair of background 12:30 p.m.: Luncheon talk on”The Sixth Termination, “including Kolbert, who’s additionally an ecological writer for The New Yorker, in discussion with David Ulin, former book critic at the Los Angeles Times 1:45 p.m.: Panel conversation on “Information as well as Rejection,”including Eric Rignot, world-renowned glaciologist and also UCI’s Donald Bren Professor and chair of Planet system science; Peter Gleick
, creator and head of the Pacific Institute; as well as Cathy Whitlock, teacher of planet scientific researches at Montana State College; regulated by Erika Hayasaki, UCI associate professor of English in the literary journalism program 3:30 p.m.: Panel conversation on “Regulation, Justice, Sustainability, “including Alejandro Camacho, UCI teacher of regulation as well as director of the UCI Law Center for Land, Atmosphere and also Natural Resources; Cara Horowitz, co-executive director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and also the Setting at UCLA’s School of Regulation; Doug Kysar, deputy dean and Joseph M. Area ’55 Teacher of
Regulation at Yale Regulation College; as well as Paul Adler, professor of monitoring & organization, sociology and ecological studies at USC; regulated by David Kaye, UCI medical teacher of regulation and also director of the UCI Law International Justice Facility BACKGROUND: The UCI Discussion Forum for the Academy and the general public is a collaborative project of the literary journalism program, the Institution of Humanities and also the Institution of Legislation that connects the university and the public via seminars as well as pop-ups that take on one of the most important concerns of our time. Led by Wilentz and Wasserstrom and international in extent, the forum has addressed such topics as civil liberty, justice and also incarceration
, fake news as well as the future of the democratic ideal. For a full schedule of occasions and also speakers at the environment adjustment seminar, check out http://sits.uci.edu/fireandice. Using social networks? Comply with and also utilize the hashtag #UCIclimate.