Events

"Mahatma Gandhi: Vegetarianism and Social Critique"

October 20; 5:30 - 7 pm

The speaker, Dr. Christopher Key Chapple, is the Navin and Pratima Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California …

"From Penguins to Plankton: The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula"

October 24; 5 - 6 pm

The speaker, Jim McClintock, has led 14 research expeditions to Antarctica over the past 30 years as well as numerous educational tours, and will take attendees on a virtual trip to the southernmost continent and discuss the impacts that climate change has made on Antarctica as well as Ohio …

"Blanchot, Levinas, and the Question of the Ecological Other"

October 25; 4:15 - 6 pm

Allan Stoekl delivers this L. P. Irvin Lecture …

"A Taste of Nutrition: Careers in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics"

October 26; 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Linda Goldman, long time Registered Dietitan Nutritionist for Kellogg's, will be providing a brief history of the Kellogg company, discuss her current role at the company and cover various opportunites in food science, regulatory affairs, nutritional labeling, and nutrition activation …

"Edible Innovations: Municipal Brew Works" (MUH)

October 26; 6 - 8 pm

The Lane Libraries and Miami Regionals Downtown Hamilton present a speaker series on the future of food and technology. Each week, a local expert will discuss relevant information about their field and how technology is transforming the way they interact with food …

"Experiencing STEM Naturally"

October 31; 12 - 1 pm

Thoughtful direction, facilitated by the instructor, yet driven by the student, leads to productive exploration and application of all STEM and STEAM principles. Learn how Hefner Museum resources, especially Discovery Trunks, can be used in the classroom to support existing curriculum or as stand-alone units …

"Resurface Again"

November 2; 5:50 - 7:05 pm

Mollie Oblinger uses abstraction to cull from diverse sources and relate them back to the environmental themes in her works in this segment of the Contemporary Art Forum Lecture Series …

"Plan for the Best or Anticipate the Worst? From Sustainability to Resilience"

November 8; 5 - 6 pm

Author Andrew Ross, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, Newsweek, and Al Jazeera, gives this 2017-2018 Humanities Center Altman Program lecture …

Before the Flood (film)

November 9; 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Green Oxford is hosting a screening of this critically-acclaimed documentary that features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to 5 continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. Following the screening we will have a public debate …