As part of Earth Week, the Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a Climate Change Teach-In on Monday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. Ten UW-Green Bay faculty members will engage in a wide-ranging exploration of the problem of human-caused climate disruption. Feel free to drop in any time during the day. New presentations begin every half hour. The event will also be streamed via Zoom at https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/91061892904?pwd=NzBlaU5MNjVhcmtiWFpKTFYrOHhHZz09 (passcode: 041822).
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction: 5 Practices for Facing Climate Disruption (David Voelker)
10:30 a.m. Don’t Look Up: The Perils and Potential of Climate Change Metaphors in Pop Culture (Bryan Carr)
11:00 a.m. A Conversation on Anger and Climate Change (Ryan Martin and David Voelker)
11:30 a.m. Climate Change and the Waters of Green Bay (Keith West)
Noon The Seas are Coming for Us: Refugees and Climate Displacement (Alise Coen)
12:30 p.m. The Last Man: Mary Shelley’s World Without Us (Rebecca Nesvet)
1:00 p.m. “Under the Trees and the Stars”: A Reading from August Derleth’s Walden West (Eric J. Morgan)
1:30 p.m. Can Empathy be Taught: The Role of Business Schools in Developing Empathetic Business Leaders ‘n Making Combatting Climate Crisis Our Business (Gaurav Bansal)
2:00 p.m. But What Can *I* Do?: An Anxious Writer’s Reading Notes on the Apocalypse (Tara DaPra)
2:30 p.m. Biophilia: Why Developing a Love of Nature Can Help in the Climate Crisis (Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges)
Please contact David Voelker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-465-2491 if you have any questions or would like to discuss accommodations.