50th anniversary of “Silent Spring” celebrated at Denison
Date of Event: January 24, 2013
Posted: January 14, 2013
GRANVILLE, Ohio— In the 50th anniversary year of Rachel Carson’s iconic book, “Silent Spring,” Denison University is exploring the relevance of Carson’s environmental wake-up call with a series of events celebrating her contributions to and influences on environmental science, activism, writing and women in science. Four members of the Denison faculty, Olivia Aguilar, assistant professor of environmental studies; Clare Jen, assistant professor of biology and women’s studies; Andrew McCall, assistant professor of biology; and James Weaver, assistant professor of English, will host the events. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Marlaine Browning at 740-587-6206 or visit www.denison.edu.
This mini-series is co-sponsored by the departments of biology, English, environmental studies, and women’s studies, with special support from John Cort, professor of religion, and Denison’s Human Rights Film Festival.
CALENDAR LISTING. Denison University, Granville— Panel discussion of Rachel Carson’s work and its influences on fields biology, English, environmental studies and women’s studies, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Marlaine Browning at 740-587-6206 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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