UF: “What is the Good Life?”

Posted by Trish Riley, October 25, 2010

Something fun to do post-Green Drinks???

On Tuesday, November 2, and Wednesday, November 3, Professor Nalini Nadkarni (The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington), world-renowned Forest Ecologist, TED lecturer, and former Guggenheim fellow will be visiting UF. On Wednesday, November 3rd, 10:30 am (219 Dauer), there will be an informal meeting of graduate students, humanities professors, and people interested in sustainability issues to discuss role of the Humanities in Conservation.

On Wednesday, November 3rd, 8:00 pm (Reitz Union Ballroom), Dr. Nadkarni will give a talk on “Tapestry thinking and tapestry actions: weaving threads of science, arts, and the humanities to create the good life” in connection with the humanities course “What is the Good Life?” The events are sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Sustainability, ACCENT, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, the Department of Religion, the Center for the Study of Hindu Traditions, (CHiTra), and I-cubed.