Post Tagged with: "Sustainability theme"

Fall Sustainability Series | Night of Shorts, Nov. 14

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Night of Shorts on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. This evening features short films dealing with topics on sustainable living, says the Athena website. Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working […]

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November 2, 2018 at 8:45 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty | Farm Labor Relations in South Africa, Nov. 28

Dr. Tarminder Kaur

Wealth and Poverty hosts a research talk by Dr. Tarminder Kaur, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, South Africa, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Alden 319. The talk is titled “Farmers Are Not ‘That’ Rich; Farm Workers Are Not ‘That’ Poor: an […]

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November 2, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Fall Sustainability Series | Taking Root, Nov. 28

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Taking Root on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. “The story weaves a compelling and dramatic narrative of one woman’s personal journey, Wangari Maathai in the context of the turbulent political and environmental history of her country. Raised in the rural highlands […]

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November 2, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Sustainability | Environmental Justice in Appalachia, Nov. 29

Michele Morrone

The Sustainability Studies theme presents Dr. Michele Morrone discussing her research on environmental justice in Appalachia, focusing on the broader sustainability issues, on Nov. 29, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Alden Library 319 (Friends of the Library Room). Morrone is Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Ohio University.   […]

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November 2, 2018 at 5:00 pmEvents

Sign Up for Annual Sustainable Thanksgiving Planned at Ecohouse

A dish from the Sustainable Thanksgiving dinner last year.

Made from century-old bricks and shingles, the Ohio University Ecohouse may look like any old farmhouse in Athens. However, up the concrete steps to the spacious front porch and through the squeaky storm door is a warm and welcoming living room and dining area where the annual Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner […]

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November 2, 2018 at 10:28 amNews

Fall Sustainability Series | Daughters of the Forest, Oct. 3

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Daughters of the Forest on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. “The UNESCO Mbaracayú Reserve in rural Paraguay is one of the last well-preserved remnants of the Alto Paraná Atlantic forests in Paraguay. Daughters of the Forest, set in the Mbaracayu forest, […]

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October 1, 2018 at 11:30 pmEvents

Fall Sustainability Series | Farmsteaders, Oct. 17

The Fall Sustainability Series presents Farmsteaders on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema Downtown. “A story of local farmers from Laurel Valley Creamery in Meigs County, Ohio. Farmsteaders is as much a study of place as it is a study of persistence. Having abandoned a career as a […]

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October 1, 2018 at 8:00 pmEvents