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Honoring “Silent Spring” at Denison

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. Image from http://rachelcarsonstatue.org/

To kick off the Spectrum Series on “Courage and Creativity”, a group of faculty are honoring the legacy of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring through a number of events (listed below). We hope that you can join us at these events and/or encourage your classes to attend. We envision a collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community members throughout these events that will help to create a meaningful dialogue on Carson’s legacy. Please feel free to pass this on to others you think might be interested in attending.

Panel discussion on “Rachel Carson’s Legacies” with Andy McCall, Clare Jen, James Weaver, and Olivia Aguilar

Thursday, Jan. 24th, 7pm in Higley Lecture Hall

Presentation on “Rachel Carson and Environmental Science” by Andy McCall

Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 4:30 pm DSA presentation in Olin 114

Discussion of selections from Silent Spring (Ch.1-4, & 17) facilitated by James Weaver

Wednesday, Feb.6th, 7pm in Barney-Davis Board Room

Screening of Bidder 70 as part of the Human Rights Film Festival, followed with a discussion moderated by Olivia Aguilar

Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 7pm in Slayter Auditorium

We hope to see you at these events! Feel free to contact Prof. Olivia Aguilar if you have questions.

Moriana Garcia

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