Festival Overview

 

Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 PM

Burchfield Penney Art Center
Humanities New York presents “Turning the Tide: Communicating Climate Science.”

PARTICIPANTS:
Jacqui Patterson, Director, NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program
Jason Briner, Associate Professor of Geology, University at Buffalo
Elizabeth Mazzolini, Assistant Professor of English, University at Buffalo
Adam Rome, Professor of History, University at Buffalo
MODERATOR: Ryan McPherson, Chief Sustainability Officer, University at Buffalo

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Friday, Sept. 29, 8 PM (7 PM VIP reception)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, with reception in the AK Café
Environmentalist author and social activist Bill McKibben, “The Desperate Climate Fight: Ordinary People in an Extraordinary Moment”

 

Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:30 AM

Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College
The full festival day begins with a performance by Deke Weaver of “BEAR and the Unreliable Bestiary” and continues with talks, panels, and community conversations focusing on issues of environmental justice and economic sustainability, activism and planning, and the global climate change crisis. Lunch by West Side Bazaar is included with tickets purchased by Sept. 25th. The closing reception features music by 12/8 Path Band and beer by Community Beer Works.


Click here for the detailed Saturday schedule.

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