Mass extinction. Climate chaos. Ecological collapse.
The future of life on earth is at stake.
What are the roots of this emergency?
What can be done?
Free. Online. Open to All.
Click the event titles below to view or listen to recordings of series events. Most recordings are also available on Facebook, YouTube & Soundcloud*
Closed captions available. Recordings of the Spring 2021 events are available in Spanish.
Sept 30, 6pm | KEYNOTE
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Oct 7, 6pm | HISTORY DISTINGUISHED ANNUAL LECTURE
California Burning: The Apocalyptic Trinity of Climate Change, Alien Plant Invasion and Exurbanization
Co-presented with the UMass / Five College Graduate Program in History
Oct 21, 6pm | EXTINCTION
Thom van Dooren
Nov 12, 6pm | THE ELECTIONS, REDUX
Bill McKibben, Robert Pollin, Ashwin Ravikumar, Thea Riofrancos, Eve Vogel
Nov 18, 4pm | THE UNDERGROUND
Angélica Maria Bernal, Nigel Clark, Gregory Cushman, Andrea Marston
Feb 1, 12pm | RESISTANCE
Vanessa Nakate and Varshini Prakash ’15
Feb 24, 7:30pm | UNNATURAL DISASTERS
Co-presented with the 2021 Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival
Mar 4, 6pm | ECOFASCISM
Katia R. Avilés Vázquez, Rajani Bhatia, John Aloysius Zinda
Week of Mar 22 | LAND, LABOR, LIFE
Ongoing | K-12 EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS
Romina Pacheco, Safire DeJong
* The keynote is not publicly available on Facebook, YouTube and SoundCloud. See event page for details on how to watch / listen.