Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Research Symposium Event: Mar 1

Check out the Faculty of Education's Research Symposium this Friday, March 1st: International speaker Dr. Pramod Parajuli talks about food, sustainability & education, lots of folks from The Orchard Garden share our work/research (Julia, Susan, Chessa...), and the food is being catered by the Agora Cafe! Register now to ensure a spot & we'll see you there!

Research Symposium: Living All Our Relations: Ecologies, Technologies and Indigeneity

Fri, March 1, 2013 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. FREE Symposium hosted by:
the Environmental Education Caucus in the Faculty of Education.
Sponsored by the Faculty of Education - Dean's office, EDCP and EDST.
Neville Scarfe Building - Room 310
2125 Main Mall
Keynote address, Research Panel discussion, Faculty Initiatives, Film Screening and Field Trips
Dr. Pramod Parajuli, Director, Program Development for Sustainability,
Prescott College, Arizona, USA
Title of Talk:
Soil to Supper Pedagogy: Deep and Delicious Pathways to Resilient Abundance
Born and raised in the Nepalese Himalayan foothills, Professor Pramod Parajuli is an award-winning sustainability educator, visionary, and curricular and social innovator. Over the last 30 years, he has designed and developed various programs in critical literacy, sustainability studies, sustainable food systems, farm and garden-based ecological literacy, and “soil-to supper pedagogy” with schools in the the USA, Peru and Nepal. Dr. Parajuli has recently launched the global initiative, Annapurna Pluriversity: Collaborative for Abundance, Creativity, and Resilience in collaboration with Dr. Frédérique Apffel-Marglin (Sachamama Center, Peru).
Chessa Adsit-Morris, Julia Ostertag & Jeannie Kerr, and Nora Timmerman,
Dr. Eduardo Jovel, and Dr. Tracy Friedel
Dr. Susan Gerofsky, Dr. Peter Cole and Dr. Pat O'Riley
09:30 - 11:00 Keynote address
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:45 Research Panel
12:45 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:00 Faculty Initiatives
2:00 - 3:30 Film screening:
Schooling the World: The White Man's Burden, and discussion
3:30 Closing and field trips
Lunch will be served.

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