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Powell Center Seminar Series: Predicting Nature to improve environmental management: How close are we and how do we get there?
Presented by: Melissa Kenney—University of MinnesotaFind out more »
Join us for a film screening and conversation with filmmaker Sandy Smith-Nonini and Dr. Cecilio Ortiz García, from the National Institute of Energy and Island Sustainability at the University of Puerto Rico about the root causes behind the longest blackout in U.S. history.Find out more »
Engaged Scholar Critical Community Engagement Roundtable – Unci Maka: Our Relationship with Grandmother Earth: Selling the Earth and Everything on Her! A Lakhota Perspective on Climate Change, Colonization, Consumption, Healing and Healthy Environments!
Join us with Cante Suta-Francis Bettelyoun as he will define what it means to be Lakhota, how that impacts our existence on Unci Maka, and the responsibility to Unci Maka that is embedded in our land-based cultures. This session will be held at the Native American Medicine Gardens.Find out more »
Come experience a thought-provoking film and auditory adventure for one night only..Find out more »
How can the legal concepts of copyright and common property be brought to bear on environmental justice issues?Find out more »
How we're defining — and teaching — the issues at the U and beyondFind out more »
How can the University of Minnesota support tribal sovereignty and foster collaborative and respectful research relationships with American Indian nations and community members?Find out more »
This presentation will consider the Nazi Hunger Plan as an instrument of annihilation and tool of war, its retrospective reliance on the American example of resettlement of indigenous peoples, and how these policies prefigured the use of starvation against the people of Yemen by Saudi Arabia, aided and abetted by US and British foreign policy. It is part of a growing literature on state-induced famines. This seminar will include a presentation followed by a Q & A session. When: Wednesday,…Find out more »
An energy revolution is underway, and needs to accelerate to support climate and economic goals. But the general citizenry does not understand our current energy systems, particularly the seemingly invisible phenomena of electricity, and its generation, distribution, and use. Addressing this challenge is the purpose of a grand challenge course called "Power Systems Journey: Making the Invisible, Visible and Actionable." Co-instructors, Jonee Kulman Brigham and Paul Imbertson have curated an exhibit focused on sketches made by their students in the…Find out more »