2013 Symposium | 2012 Symposium | 2011 Symposium | 2010 Symposium | 2008 Symposium | 2007 Symposium | 2006 Symposium | 2005 Symposium | 2004 Symposium | 2003 Symposium | 2002 Symposium | 2001 Symposium 

Good Earth 

 

 

HUMANITIES SYMPOSIUM 2009

The Viterbo University School of Letters and Sciences presents

The Good Earth: Understanding our relationship with nature

February 2–4, 2009

 
Monday, February 2 
5:30 p.m. Reception
Fine Arts Center Lobby
With representatives from local environmental groups
7 p.m. Leopold’s Land Ethic in an Age of Consequences
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Curt Meine 
Tuesday, February 3 
9:30 a.m. History of the Coon Creek Watershed
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Jeff Hastings, Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration
10:30 a.m. H.O.P.E.—Grass Roots Ecology at its Finest
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Carl Volden, Dan Everson, Jennifer Leum, Kim Strachan, Asbury
Ridge Association – H.O.P.E.
11:30 a.m. Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Watersheds:
A Grassroots Effort to Promote Stewardship and
Connect Communities in the Kickapoo River Valley
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Jessica Luhning, Gary Thompson, Kathy Fairchild, Valley
Stewardship Network
12:20 p.m. Free Lunch
Reinhart Center Board Room
1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion on Local Issues
Fine Arts Center Lobby
5:30 p.m. Film, Food, and Discussion
Reinhart Center 127
With Viterbo Honors Students
Wednesday, February 4 
9 a.m. Brother Sun, Sister Moon, Mother Earth, Sister Death:
A Franciscan View of God’s Good Earth
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Lucy Slinger, FSPA, Ph.D.
10 a.m. A New Vision for America: Leading the Way to Sustainability
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Terry Gips
11 a.m. Art and the Environment
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Gerard Ferrari
12 p.m. Free Lunch
Reinhart Center Board Room
1 p.m. Panel Discussion on National/International Issues
Fine Arts Center Lobby
6:30 p.m. Poetry Reading
Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
Bill Stobb and Juliet Patterson
7 p.m. Music Performances
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Tim Schorr and Student performers


All events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. If you have questions, please contact William Reese at 608-796-3708 or email wjreese@viterbo.edu or Jason Howard at 608-796-3700 or email jjhoward@viterbo.edu 

 Viterbo University
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
608-796-3000