Year of the Environment at Mount Allison: Speaker Series

30 08 2015

I just wanted to give folks a heads-up about this year’s exciting lecture series on the environment at Mount Allison (see below note from the President). At this point, most dates are confirmed, but details will be forthcoming about specific times and locations.  Cheers, brad

This year’s President’s Speakers Series is celebrating the Year of the Environment on campus.

This year’s speakers are:

  • Mi’kmaw lawyer and professor Pamela Palmater(September 21)
  • Environmental activist and writer Tzeporah Berman(November 4)
  • Marine conservation biologist and Dalhousie University professor Boris Worm(November 16)
  • Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein(January 26)

The Year of the Environment will be marked at the annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, September 3. Mount Allison alumnus Scott Vaughan, President of the International Institute for Sustainable Development will be the guest speaker.

The annual George F.G. Stanley Lecture in Canadian Studies will also reflect this theme with geography and environment’s Dr. Brad Walters as this year’s speaker.

Further details about the Speakers Series and related events during the Year of the Environment are available at www.mta.ca/pss

I encourage all members of the University and surrounding community to attend and participate in this exciting series. I would also like to thank the President’s Speakers Series committee for their work.

Sincerely,

Dr. Robert Campbell

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