Public Programs And Events

Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"

Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall
General Public 

Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and social justice to address current and future environmental issues generated by the ever-increasing impacts of climate change. This day-long festival will highlight the work of faculty and students from across the university, as well as their community partners.

Event schedule:

10:00am - 11:00pm

Wendy Popp 

"Beyond the Polar Bear: Alternative Visuals for Communicating about Climate Change"


11:15pm - 12:00pm

Fabio Parasecoli Rachel Knopf with NY Food Bank

"Urban Food Security in Context"


12:15pm - 1:45pm (Group Panel)

Stephen Metts 

"Environment and technology: Mobilizing Maps for Sustainable Communities," 

Barent Roth


Mehdi Salehi 

"Drones for Refugees"


2:00pm - 2:45pm

Ivan Ramirez with El Puente Leaders for Peace & Justice

"Addressing Environmental Health Risks through Community Action Research and Local Knowledge"


3:00pm - 4:30pm (Student Scholar Research Panel)

Corey ChaoMarriele Robinson, & LaChaun Moore


5:00pm - 6:00pm

Tanya Kalmanovitch 

"Tar Sands Song Book" Lecture-performance with readings from the work-in-progress



Please be sure to register via the Eventbrite link above.

This event is part of Earth Week at The New School, sponsored by the Tishman Environment and Design Center

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