2011 Calendar of Events

January 6, 7:30
Sitka, Alaska. Phone conversation about MORAL GROUND with Moral Ground Study Group. “Gratitude” and “Virtue.” Contact: Carolyn Servid, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

January 11, 7:00
Berkeley, California. Annual meeting of the Center for MultiScale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes. “Climate Ethics and Social Change.” Contact: David Randall, CMMAP Director.

January 15, 3:00
Honolulu, Hawaii. Native Books and Pacific Writers’ Connection. Public Lecture “MORAL GROUND: Climate Change and Intergenerational Human Rights.” Contact: Takiora Ingram, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

January 29 and 30, 9 – 4:30
Hanalei, Hawaii. Weekend writing workshop. Pacific Writers’ Connection. “When Darkness Turns Unexpectedly to Light.” Contact: Hob Osterlund, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. FULL.

February 3, 10:30
Washington, DC. Associated Writers’ Programs national meeting. Panel discussion, “Recovery as Discovery: Rethinking Nature Writing.” Contact: Thomas Montgomery-Fate, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

February 4, 9:00
Washington, DC. Associated Writers’ Programs national meeting, Panel discussion, “Where Science and Justice Meet: The Necessity of Environmental Writing.” Contact: Nancy Lord, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

February 6, 4:00 – 6:00
Portland, Oregon. Portland Philosophy Café. Informal group discussion of MORAL GROUND and our obligations to future generations in a time of environmental and climate change. Contact: Brian Elliott, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

February 9, 7:00
Bellingham, Washington. Village Books. Reading and discussion of MORAL GROUND: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. Information: http://villagebooks.com/event.

February 10, 7:00
Lummi Island, Washington. Grange Hall. Lummi Island Heritage Trust. Keynote address, “What Do We Owe the Future?” Contact: Megan Crouse, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

February 18 – 19, 9:00 to 9:00 each day
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. SONG FOR THE BLUE OCEAN: Science, Arts, and Ethics. A public seminar/celebration sponsored by the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word, featuring writers, film-makers, musicians, scientists, and activists in workshops, lectures, film showings, debates, duets. Can our love for the life-sustaining oceans lead us to act in their defense? For more information, http://springcreek.oregonstate.edu/. Saturday, February 19, 9 am: Ocean Wisdoms: Braiding Science And Humanities – Kathleen Dean Moore (Philosophy) and Burke Hales (Oceanography), “Ocean Acidification: The Science and the Ethics.”

April 9
Boston, Massachusetts. MORAL GROUND: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. Details to be announced. Contact: Tom Payton, Trinity University Press, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

May 19, 2011
Corvallis, Oregon. University Retirement Association. After-dinner address, “MORAL GROUND: Do We Have Obligations to the Future?” Alumni Center, Oregon State University

June 17 – 18, 2011
Severson Dells, Wisconsin. Public symposium/celebration. A River Gathering: There’s No Place Like Home. Kathleen Dean Moore: Keynote June 17, 7:00, “Somewhere, a River is Singing,” and writing workshop June 18, 9:00 – 11:00. Contact: Don Miller, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

June 20, 2011
Crystal Lake, Illinois. Public lecture. “Moral Ground: A Discussion of Global Environmental Ethics. MCC Conference Center.  Contact: Leslie Krebs, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 21 – 25, 2011
Bloomington, Indiana. Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment.  June 23, “Animal, Vegetable, Ethical: Something New is Required of Us,” Kathleen Dean Moore, Charles Goodrich, and Scott Russell Sanders.

July 24 – 29, 2011
McCarthy, Alaska. Wrangel Mountains Writing Center, Wild Comfort, “Join Kathleen Dean Moore and other writers and artists for an interdisciplinary writing workshop in an intimate and inspiring Alaskan setting.” Contact: Nancy Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..