Voices on the Environment

In observation of Earth Day this April, the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), the Georgetown Humanities Initiative (new window), and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (new window) are pleased to announce the following events at the intersection of science, arts, and the humanities. Linking environmental journalism, literary writing, activist performance, and critical approaches to climate change and language, these discussions represent the first run of what will become a yearly series of interdisciplinary events called “Voices on the Environment.” Please refer to the respective Zoom registration links to learn more about each event, pre-register, and access speaker biographies.

Graphic created by Alexandra Bowman (C’22)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:30pm EST
Truth, Lies, and Trust: Environmental Science Journalism in a Misinformation Era: A Conversation
Guest Speakers: Kendra Pierre-Louis, Jeffrey Burnside, Christina Larson, David Malakoff (Science Magazine)
To learn more or pre-register for the event, please click here.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST
A Literacy of the Land: A Conversation
Guest Speaker: Robert Macfarlane
To learn more or pre-register for the event, please click here.

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 11:00am – 12:00pm EST
We Hear You: Earth Day Roundtable Discussion
Guest Speakers: Youth Climate Artists and Activists
To learn more or pre-register for the event, please click here.

Monday, April 26, 2021 | 5:00pm – 6:30pm EST
Writing Climate Change: A Roundtable
Guest Speakers: Sukanya Banerjee, Ursula Heise, and Min Hyoung Song
To learn more or pre-register for the event, please click here.