School of Environmental Studies


Environmental Studies


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2017/18 Seminar Series

SES seminars highlight interdisciplinary perspectives on environmental issues, hosting speakers from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. All are welcome to attend. Seminars take place on Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm in Biosciences 1120 (unless otherwise indicated below). If you wish to host a speaker or give a seminar this coming term, please contact Graham Whitelaw.

2017/2018 Seminar Listing 

Date  Speaker  Affiliation    Title 
Friday, September 22, 2017
10:30am - 12:00pm
Richardson Labs (KGH), Room 104
Mark Zelinski

World renowned Canadian photographer

Presentation of his new book: "Heart of Turtle Island: The Niagara Escarpment"
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:00pm - 5:30pm
University Club
Helena Pedersen Critical Animal Pedagogy Animals in Science and Education Week
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
BioSciences 1102

(co-hosted with the Department of Geography and Planning)
Carolyn King Former elected Chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation The Moccasin Identifier Project
October 26, 2017 Peter Graham PhD candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University

Does Material Engagement Theory have anything to offer Sustainability studies?

November 2, 2017 Aric McBay Local author, farmer, and organizer Fight to Win: Building Environmental Movements

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
2:30pm - 4:00pm
BioSciences Rm. 1102


Dr. Stephan Schott School of Public Policy & Administration, Carleton University Food Security and Sustainable Fishery Development in the North: Apples, Oranges and Country Food

November 28, 2017
2:30pm - 4:00pm
BioSciences Rm. 3110

Scott Lougheed PhD candidate, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University

Neoliberalism and the Governance of Municipal Solid Waste

March 22, 2018
Jerome Marty
(plus invited guests)
Project Director, Council of Canadian Academies Panel discussion on oil spill issues