Klaver_Irene_WaterProjectProfTuesday, Mar.15-Wednesday, Mar.15. Irene Klaver (U.Texas-Denton), “Water and imagination.”

Dr Klaver is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy of Water Project at UT Denton. She has consulted with the UN, directed a major research project on water sustainability, and has made two movies about ranching in the Southwest, including (with Melinda Levin) The New Frontier: Sustainable Ranching in the American West (2010).

She will be at Vanderbilt for three events, all free and open to the public:

Tuesday, Mar.15, 3:00-4:00pm. Buttrick 101. Public lecture, “Re-rivering the environmental imagination.”

Wednesday, Mar.16, 2:10-3:25pm. Wilson 121. Presentation and screening of The New Frontier: Sustainable Ranching in the American West (2010).

Wednesday, Mar.16, 6:00-7:00pm. Yamada Room, Curb Center. Roundtable discussion on water issues, environmental imaginations, and meandering as a metaphor. Wine and cheese will be served. For a copy of the her related article, “Re-rivering environmental imagination: meander movement and Merleau-Ponty,” please email david.c.wood@vanderbilt.edu. Optional dinner following.

Organizer: David Wood (Philosophy), david.c.wood@vanderbilt.edu

This event is co-sponsored by the Program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, VUCO2, and the Eos Project.