About the event:
March 9-10, 2012
17th Annual Symposium
Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson
Speakers include: Susan Avery, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Terrence Collins, Senior Institute Member, The Institute for Green Science, Carnegie Mellon University; Robin Craig, Attorneys’ Title Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Environmental Programs, and Co-Director of the Environmental and Land Use Law Program, Florida State University College of Law; Paul Holthus, founding Executive Director, World Ocean Council; Rowan Jacobsen, author of Fruitless Fall and other books; Priscilla Murphy, Author of What a Book Can Do: The Publication and Reception of Silent Spring; Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego and author of Merchants of Doubt; Sandra Steingraber, Ecologist and author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment and other books; Wendy Wagner, Joe A. Worsham Centennial Professor, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin, and the production of “Air Tight,” a play by Aden Ross.
Two Day Event. Fort Douglas Ballroom
University Guest House, University of Utah
11 hours CLE.
Principal funding: R. Harold Burton Foundation,the Cultural Vision Fund, and Chevron.
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