greenSPEAK Seminar – April 17 – Ozone Air Pollution in the Lower Fraser Valley

ROOM CHANGE:  A259 Time: 3:30 P.M. Date: Thursday, April 17th Place: Abbotsford Campus, B101 ——————————————————————————- Douw G. Steyn B.Sc. University of Cape Town (Physics) (1967) B.Sc.(hons.) University of Cape Town (Physics & Applied Mathematics) (1968) M.Sc. University of Cape Town (Physics) (1970) Ph.D. The University of British Columbia (1980) Post-doctoral Fellow at The University of … Read more

greenSPEAK seminar – April 1 – Indigenous Perspectives On the Natural World

  Date: Tues, April 1st Time: 3:30 pm Place: Abbotsford Campus, B101 [hr] Chantelle Marlor   has a Ph.D. in Sociology and her interdisciplinary work draws on ecology, anthropology, philosophy and psychology.  Her sociological interests are in the creation of biological/ecological knowledge and how culture impacts how knowledge is produced.  For her dissertation research, she … Read more

greenSPEAK seminar series – Ron Dart on the Canadian Ecological Tradition: Confederation Poets to the Green Party

Date: Tues, March 18, 2014 Time: 3:30 pm Place: Abbotsford Campus, B101 (B Building) Ron Dart has taught in the department of political science/philosophy/religious studies at University of the Fraser Valley since 1990. He was on staff with Amnesty International in the 1980s before joining UFV. Ron teaches a course on “Religion, Nature and Science” … Read more

greenSPEAK seminar: Daniela Elza – March 11

Through the poetry of the world: Toward an Ecology of Being Tues, Mar 11 3:30 pm Abbotsford Campus, B101 [hr] Daniela Elza has lived on three continents and crossed numerous geographic, cultural and semantic borders. Her work has appeared nationally and internationally in over 80 publications. Daniela’s poetry collections are: “the weight of dew” (Mother … Read more

SUS and Aftermath hosts Honourable Stéphane Dion – Climate Change

Date: 27 February 2014 Time: 14:30 PM Place: AfterMath “Will we succeed in addressing the Climate Change Crisis” SUS Talks features the Honourable Stéphane Dion at AfterMath. UFV students are invited to talk with Hon. Dion. Bring questions and concerns about both the climate but also broader questions about the liberal party as well. Contact SUS … Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Elle – March 20th, FVWC Lecture Series

FVWC Lecture Series 7 pm March 20th 201433844 King Road Abbotsford Campus Room: A225 We are very pleased to have Dr. Elizabeth Elle, Professor from Simon Fraser University, speak to us about pollinators. She will cover a brief natural history and talk about how to encourage pollinators in gardens and riparian restoration projects. RSVP appreciated. Light refreshments … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 4 – All for naught? How ‘Zero Waste’ has become a reality check for modern environmentalism

This is a teleconference from New Brunswick. Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, Feb. 4th at 3:30 B121, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) – Note the room change. Open to the public (free) A presentation by Robert Krausz, PhD Environmental Policy and Planning Everything done by human societies has one thing in common: the … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Kerry Coast – Jan 28

Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, 28th JAN., at 3:30 B101, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) Open to the public (free) Kerry Coast: Journalist, dramatist, activist Kerry Coast is a journalist, dramatist and activist. She has just published her first book, a researched account of British Columbia’s history – The Colonial Present. Coast has attended the UN … Read more