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Climate Justice & Open Access: See, Hear and Taste Why It Matters

October 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Scholarly Communication at KAML is celebrating Open Access Week 2022 (OAW 2022)

Where: KAML 260 and online: https://umn.zoom.us/my/oaw2022umd

Who: Anyone interested in #OpenAccess and #ClimateJustice.  Drop In as your schedule allows.


11:30am          Free Food (Pizza Luce), Environmental Art Exhibit, Citizens Climate Lobby

12:00-1:00      Panel on Climate Justice and Open Access

1:00-1:30        Linger, Listen, Talk, Eat and Learn From Art

12:00 Introduction to Open Access WeekPlamen Miltenoff. (5 min)

12:05 Introduction to Topic and Speakers:  Climate Justice & Open Access: Political Ecology & Political Economy (10 min)

Prof. Kathryn Milun

Department of Justice, Culture & Social Change, University of Minnesota Duluth; Director of the (Interdisciplinary) Center for Social Research; Founder/Director of the Solar Commons Project

12:15 Wanted: Students to Make A Distributed Future with Solar-Powered 3-D Printing + Recycling + Appropriate Technology (15 min)

Prof. Joshua Pearce

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London, CA; Director of the Free Appropriate Sustainabiliyy Technology (FAST) research group

12: 30 Sharing Know-How as Climate Action: Place-Based Social-Ecological Solutions  (10 min)

Rachel Portinga

PhD Candidate, Health Sciences, Lakehead University Network Coordinator, Lake Superior Living Labs Network

12:40 Learning By Doing: Sustainable Food Systems & the Medicine Garden at FDLTCC  (10 min)

Prof. Elizabeth Dean

Director, Environmental Sustainability Certificate Program; Sustainable Food Systems, Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College; Outreach Coordinator, Sustainable Education Agriculture Association; Founder, On the Table Supper Club

12:50  Reflections on Climate Justice & Public Communication. (5min)

Prof. David Gore

Communications Department, University of Minnesota Duluth

Barnett, Joshua Trey, and David Charles Gore. “Dwelling in the anthropocene: Notes from lake superior.” Ethics & the Environment 25.1 (2020): 19-49.

12:55  Questions from Audience.


October 26, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Virtual Event
MN United States