Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Imagining Geographies: Land, Lives, and Arts of Southern Illinois
Date(s) & Time(s)::
February 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Location: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
This is the second year of the Imagining Geographies initiative and we have an excellent program lined up for the spring. Last year we focused on Antarctica, which was a great success for the university and Southern Illinois in a collaborative effort to create an event series that built a bridge to the community from an interdisciplinary effort on campus. This year we are focusing on Southern Illinois: Land, Lives and Arts. We are very excited about this year's program and hope you share in that excitement by helping tell our story, along with the unique and multi-faceted story of Southern Illinois.Return to event list.
Our first event:
FEBRUARY 28; POLICY INITIATIVE 7:00 – 10:00PM – School of Law, Room 204. GREENING CARBONDALE via a FOOD FOREST: Town Hall-style discussion of proposal to develop Carbondale as a food forest. Moderator: Peter Lemish (Facilitator, SIU Imagining Geographies Initiative; SIU School of Journalism).
GREETINGS: Jessica Bradshaw (Chair, Carbondale Human Relations Commission), Ben Wodika (Chair, Carbondale Sustainability Commission); Makayla Bonney (Chair, SIU Sustainability Commission).
PRESENTATIONS by Carbondale residents:  Wayne Weiseman (The Permaculture Project, Carbondale);  Orlan Mays (Mustard Seed Sowers Gardens, Carbondale).
Wind: 12 MPH
Humidity: 59 %