Monday, October 4, 2010

This Week in Themester

The Bloomington Playwrights Project presents eight short plays about keeping our world green.
~ A Bloomington community event, $ ~
PUBLIC LECTURE: The Ecological Economics of Sustainability: Moving Beyond Debate to Dialogue and Problem-Solving (Robert Costanza, Portland State University)
RESEARCH FORUM: People Regenerating Places: The Oaxaca Commune and Its Aftermath (Gustavo Esteva). Part of the Latin American Research Forum. 
PANEL DISCUSSION: Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping about Race, Poverty and the Environment
EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION: Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping about Race
PANEL DISCUSSION: Toward a 3rd Millennium Economy (Robert Costanza, Portland State University, joined by Bloomington Councilman and Peak Oil Task Force leader Dave Rollo and Peak Oil Task Force members Gary Charbonneau, Peter Bane, and Christine Glaser.)
FILM SCREENING and DISCUSSION: Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden (2010, 60 min). Followed by discussion with Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Prakash.
COLL-T 200 LECTURE: Small Scale Success and the Durable Future (Jeff Mease, farmer and CEO, One World Enterprise)
PUBLIC LECTURE: Commons, Common Sense, and Community Collaboration in Hard Times (Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Prakash)
PANEL DISCUSSION: Who Wants [Their Facebook Posts] to Live Forever
FILM SHOWING: Rivers and Tides (2000, 82 min)
COLL-T 200 LECTURE: Is Your Business Sustainable, or Are You Just Going Green (Benjamin Schultz, Kelley School of Business)
SYMPOSIUM: Mercy, Mercy Me! : Black Environmental Thought & the Future of African American Studies Symposium
FILM SCREENING: The Greening of Southie. Followed by Q&A with director Ian Cheney.
PUBLIC LECTURE: The Comparative Study of the Second Generation: Challenges and Novel Findings (Alejandro Portes, Johns Hopkins University)
RESEARCH FORUM / DISCUSSION: From Asparagus to Apples:  Using Research to Connect Local Food Growers and Customers in Indiana (James Farmer, Marshall University)
Sustainability-themed  tours at the IU Art Museum.  Scheduled in advance by contacting the IUAM Tour coordinator  (855-7719 or

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