The Environmental and Sustainability Studies program is pleased to announce an extensive spring lecture series featuring faculty members and others from departments across the campus. The topics of the 14 lectures range from green chemistry to environmental history and from sustainable architecture to environmental justice.
The Environmental and Sustainability Studies Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Urban and Public Affairs and the University Sustainability Committee. The lectures are free and open to the UT Arlington community.
All lectures will be held on Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m., in Trimble Hall, Room 115.
Lecture visuals and readings (updated as lectures occur)
Brief list of lecture topics:
Jan. 20 — Experts, Expertise, and the Politics of Sustainability
Jan. 27 — Back to the Future: Environmental History and Present-Day Environmental Problems
Feb. 3 — Scientific Ecology and Its Engagement with Sustainability Issues [cancelled due to inclement weather]
Feb. 10 — Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies: Necessity and Opportunity
Feb. 17 — Clearing the Air: Air Quality Problems and Solutions in the 21st Century
Feb. 24 — The Metropolitan Environment and Social Justice
March 3 — Establishing Common Ground in Sustainability
March 24 — Sustainable Real Estate
March 31 — Cities Discover Sustainability
April 7 — Sustainable Urban Landscapes
April 14 — Culture, Environment, and the Literary Round-table
April 21 — The Walls that Surround You: Sustainable Architecture
April 28 — Sustainability-Focused Literacy Instruction in K-12 Classrooms
May 5 — How Green is your Campus?