The Personhood of Plants: Land, language and the rights of nature
This presentation will explore on our relationship to plants and how it is shaped by culture, worldview and experience. Together, we will explore scientific and indigenous conceptions of the nature of plants, from natural resources and respected teachers to consider how our perceptions of living beings are reflected in language and law.
When: Monday, May 15, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Buchanan Alumni House, McIntire Room
About the Speaker: Dr. Kimmerer (Citizen Potawatomi) is a professor of Environmental Science and Forestry at SUNY College in Syracuse, NY
For more information:
Jennifer Bowen, 207.581.1417 email@example.com