Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Field Notes From a Catastrophe: Brown-bag lunch talk

Field Notes From a Catastrophe

by Elizabeth Kolbert

Weekly chapter-by-chapter facilitated book discussion begins Wednesday September 19th, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Meets in the Morrell Meeting room of Curtis Memorial Library on consecutive Wednesdays through Nov. 14 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Bring a brown bag lunch if you likeBook available at Curtis Memorial Library

Facilitators & Schedule:

Wed., Sept. 19, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 1: Shishmaref, Alaska
Dr. Donald Perovich, Geophysicist, US Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory

Wed. Sept. 26
, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 2
: A Warmer Sky
Dr. Jim Ford, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern Maine

Wed. Oct 3, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 3: Under the Glacier
Dr. Mark Battle, Associate Professor of Physics, Bowdoin College


Wed. Oct 10
, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 4: The Butterfly and the Toad
Dr. John Lichter, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College

Wed. Oct 17, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 5
: The Curse of Akkad
Dr. Susan Kaplan, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center, Bowdoin College

Wed Oct 24, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 6: Floating Houses
Dr. Michael Retelle, Professor of Geology, Bates College

Wed. Oct 31, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 7: Business as Usual
Dr. Matthew Klingle, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and History, Bowdoin College

Wed. Nov. 7, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 8: The Day After Kyoto & Chapter 9: Burlington, VT
Dr. DeWitt John, Environmental Studies Program Director & Senior Lecturer in Government, Bowdoin College

Wed. Nov. 14, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Chapter 10: Man in the Anthropocene & Afterword
Dr. James Fleming, Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Colby College

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