Saturday, March 2, 2019
Climate Action from Below: A Cause for Optimism?
Lear-Conant Symposium
9:00 A.M. – 5:45 P.M.
Ernst Common Room
Blaustein Humanities Center at Connecticut College

9:00 – 9:30 A.M.
Symposium Check-In & Continental Breakfast

9:30 A.M.

9:40 – 10:40 A.M.
Linda Lear Environmental Keynote Lecture
Can We Get There From Here? Climate Governance Experiments, Decarbonization, and Justice
Matthew Hoffmann, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto

10:40 – 11:00 A.M.
Coffee Break

11:00 A.M. - NOON
Jean Thomas Lambert Environmental Lecture
Cities on the World Stage: Between Promise, Possibility and Peril
David Gordon, Assistant Professor of Politics, University of California Santa Cruz

12:15 – 1:30 P.M.
1941 Room, College Center at Crozier-Williams

1:30 – 2:30 P.M.
Marjorie Dilley Endowed Lecture
The American Carbon Pricing Odyssey: Past, Present, and Future

Barry Rabe, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Local State and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

2:30 - 2:45 P.M.
Afternoon Break

2:45 - 3:45
Frederick Henry Sykes Memorial Lecture
Hope and Activism
Lisa Kretz, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Evansville

4:00 - 4:45 P.M.
Closing Panel Discussion with Q & A 

5:00 P.M.
First Floor Rotunda, Blaustein Humanities Center

This event is FREE and open to all, but registration is required. Your event registration includes all lectures, a continental breakfast, breaks throughout the day, lunch and an evening reception with our speakers.

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