Earth in Mind

Earth in Mind CoverBook Of The Quarter, Spring 2011
Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, & Library
Tuesday, April 19
4:30 - 6 p.m.

In connection with the campus' Sustainability Initiative, the University Library has selected David Orr's book Earth in Mind as the Spring 2011 Book of the Quarter. Please join us Tuesday, April 19, 4:30 - 6 p.m., in the Saint Clare Room for this event.

Copies of the book are available in the Campus Bookstore, but it is not necessary to have read the book to attend the Book of the Quarter program.

David W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and the author mostly recently of Hope Is an Imperative.

Earth in Mind was first published in 1994 and is now available in a 10th Anniversary Edition, with a new introduction and essay by the author.

This quarter's program will feature a panel discussion moderated by Patrick Archie, Lecturer, and Director Campus and Community Programs, Environmental Studies Institute. Patrick teaches a course in environmental education at SCU and directs the Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG) and Bronco Environmental Education (BEE) programs for ESI.

Other members of the panel are SCU seniors Laura Beck and Cara Uy. Laura is a Communication major and has recently been hired as an intern by the National Park Service. She will be working in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Cara is a Communication and Environmental Studies double major and plans to be a teacher. Also on the panel are Gahl Shottan and Sandy Derby. Gahl is Forge Garden Programs Coordinator for Bronco Urban Gardens. Gahl is currently developing hands-on environmental education field trip programs for Forge Garden at SCU and plans to start a Masters in Environmental Planning this fall. Sandy serves as Director of the BioSITE program, an innovative, hands-on environmental education program, of the Childrens' Discovery Museum in San Jose. She holds a Masters in Environmental Education and has a particular interest in place-based education.

 

Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Terry Hingston (408-554-6830, TTY 1-800-735-2929) at least 72 hours prior to the event.

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Past Books of the Quarter