Series runs from Sept. 5 through Nov. 21, 2014
The first installment in the Juneau campus Egan Lecture Series is Friday Sept. 5, 7 p.m. at the Egan Lecture Hall. “The Wisdom of Sustainability: Consumerism, Capitalism and Climate Change” is with Sulak Sivaraksa. Author and activist Sivaraksa is an advocate for social, environmental and political justice in Thailand, Sri Lanka and around the world. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace prize, he has been awarded the Swedish Right Livelihood Award, the Indian ‘Millennium Gandhi Award’ and the Niwano Peace Prize in Japan. His Juneau lecture builds on ideas expressed in “The Wisdom of Sustainability,” his most recent book. Next week’s lecture will be “Voices of Glacier Bay: Listening through the Art of Recording” with Dr. Richard Nelson and Hank Lentfer at the Egan Library.
To see the whole line up, please visit http://www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture