Monday, 23 April 2012

Fwd: Nature and the natural in the humanities: Teaching for environmental sustainability, 27th April 2012, Birmingham

Dear Colleagues

We still have some places left for this HEA supported workshop on Friday. Please could you send it out to your contacts?

Best wishes

Nature and the natural in the humanities: Teaching for environmental sustainability
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Date: 27 April, 2012
Location: Arts 201, Arts Building (R16 on map), University of Birmingham
Event type: Workshop

This event is free of charge as it is being supported by the Higher Education Academy.
Please note that there is a cancellation fee of £50 if you do not notify us by Monday 16 April 2012 that you are unable to attend.
Lunch will be provided

Time Session
10.00 - 10.30 Registration and coffee
10.30 - 10.45 Welcome and housekeeping
10.45 - 11.45 Nature, Culture and 'Sense of Place' : Environmental stewardship of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the total curriculum
Peter Vujakovic, Canterbury Christ Church University

Sacred Natural Sites and the Spiritual Power of Place
Alun Morgan, University of Exeter
11.45 - 12.45 Ecopedagogy, Enchantment and Consillience : "The raw materials for a new kind of nature literature"
Adrian Rainbow, University of Zürich

'What are these roots that clutch?' Extending Environmental Thought to Urban Landscapes Through T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land
Elizabeth Harris
12.45 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 - 14.45 A discourse approach to ecological education in the humanities
Arran Stibbe, University of Gloucestershire

Ecological Philosophy and Transitioning to a Post-Peak (Post-) Humanities
Paul Reid-Bowen, Bath Spa University

14.45 - 15.15 Normalising Catastrophe : the Unsustainability imperative
Andrew Stables, University of Bath

Global Environmental Change and the human condition
Bertrand Guillaume, Université de technologie de Troyes

15.15 - 16.00 Plenary discussion
16.00 Close

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