2015 Calendar of Events

January 21, 2015
"In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life" reading, with Rachelle McCabe, pianist.Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Program starts at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7:00. Free and open to the public.

January 25, 2015
"In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life" reading, with Rachelle McCabe, pianist. University Unitarian Church, 6556 35th Ave. NE, Seattle Washinton. Program starts at 7:00. Free and open to the public.

February 9, 2015
"The Work of a Writer in a World of Wounds," conversation with book club, Corvallis, Oregon.

February 19 - 24, 2015
Writer's Retreat. Denali, Alaska

February 23, 2015
Panel discussion, 5:00 - 7:00 pm: "Challenges in Writing About Climate Change and Global Responsibility" University of Alaska Anchorage campus bookstore. With singer/songwriter Libby Roderick, human rights attorney Robin Bronen, and journalist Yereth Rosen. www.uaa.alaska.edu/bookstore/events

March 5, 2015
Panel discussion, Thursday afternoon: “Ideas for Creative Disruption,” with Kathleen Dean Moore, Mary Wood, Xiuhtezcuatl  Martinez, Mary deMocker, and Bill McKibben (invited). Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.  http://pielc.org/

March 5, 2015
Keynote address, Thursday evening: “The Moral Urgency of Climate Action,” Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Thursday evening, March 5, 2015. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. http://pielc.org/ 

March 6, 2015
Public talk 7:15 pm: "The Moral Urgence of Climate Action . . . Because It's Wrong to Wreck the World," sponsored by CoolDavis. At the Veterans' Memorial Theater, 263 E 14th St., Davis, California. http://www.cooldavis.org/2015/01/22/because-its-wrong-to-wreck-the-world/

March 7, 2015
Keynote address 10:55 am: “Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril,” Interfaith Climate Conference, University Covenant Church, 315 Maca Blvd, Davis, CA.  www.cooldavis.org/2015/01/19/interfaith-climate-conference-moral-ground/

March 13 - 15, 2015
Opening talk, "Toward a New Geography of Hope" and panel discussions. Conference: Mapping a New Geography of Hope: Women and the Land. Point Reyes, California. ptreyesbooks.com/goh

March 31, 2015
Keynote address, 8:00 am: "The Sliding Ecological Baseline and the Sliding Baseline of Hope" George Wright Society for Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites Conference. Oakland, California georgewright.org/gws2015

April 29 - May 1, 2015
Keynote address "Even Change is Changing: A Moral Call to Scientists" Annual Meeting of the Oregon Wildlife Society. Eugene, Oregon. ortws.wordpress.com/

May 2, 2015
Public talk, 6:30 pm: "Because It's Wrong to Wreck the World: Ethics and Climate Action"  Grace Episcopal Church, 8595 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, Washington. www.gracehere.org

May 9, 2015
Commencement address and receipt of honorary degree, 1:00 pm: State University of New York College of Environment, Science, and Forestry. Rochester New York. www.esf.edu/students/graduation

May 13, 2015
Public Talk, evening: "Divestment: Refuse to be a foot soldier in Big Oil's war against the world," Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon. campaigns.gofossilfree.org/petitions/fossil-free-wolves-divestment-for-wou

June 23 - 27, 2015
Panel discussion, Wednesday, June 4th at 10:30am: "Come Into the Animal Presence: Empathy, Honor, and Extinction," with Charles Goodrich, H. Emerson Blake, Charles Finn and Lisa Couturier. Biennial Meeting of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Moscow, Idaho. www.asle.org

June 25, 2015
Program Address, 1:15-2:30: "Transformation without Apocalypse," Annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association, Portland, Oregon. www.uua-general-assembly-2015-portland-or

September 25, 2015
Performance. "A Call to Life: Variations on a Theme of Extinction," a program of music and words, essayist Kathleen Dean Moore and pianist Rachelle McCabe. Ann Arbor, Michigan. Evening.

September 28, 2015
"A Call to Life: Variations on a Theme of Extinction," a program of music and words, essayist Kathleen Dean Moore and pianist Rachelle McCabe. Severson Dells Center in Rockford, Illinois. Evening.

September 29, 2015
"Great Tide Rising: Finding Clarity and Moral Courage to Confront Global Warming." Severson Dells Nature Center. Evening.

October 11, 2015
"Keep On, Strong Heart: Moral Power for Climate Action." East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue Washington, 10am.

October 11, 2015
Reflection and Action: Discussion of Moral Power in the Climate Fight. East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, Washington. 10:30.

October 17 - 18, 2015
Speaking to Direct Action Camp, Southern Oregon Rising Tide and 350.Eug, to stop the Jordan Cove LNG terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas export pipeline. Eugene, Oregon. Times TBA.

October 22, 2015
Exhibit of "Winter Creek," Kathleen's essay, now a limited edition book designed and published under the lone goose imprint by Sandy Tilcock and Margot Voorhies. Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Co-sponsored by Playa writers residency.

November 4, 2015
Book launch, Wild in the Willamette, for which Kathleen wrote the foreword, Corvallis Public Library, 6 pm.

December 10, 2015
Radio panel discussion, WBEZ Chicago "World Wide," John McDonald, moderator. "Climate Change, Ethics, and Water," sponsored by the Center for Humans and Nature. 11 am CST.

December 12, 2015
Keynote for 350.PDX Climate Rally, "Turn It On, Turn It Off." Under the Tilikum Bridge, with a walk across the bridge to follow. Event starts as 11 am.