Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

Doran Delivers Lecture on Environmental Comics at Colby

Thomas Doran (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) gave a lecture on, Reading Comics in a Time of Environmental Crisis, at Colby College on April 25th, part of Colby College’s ongoing Environmental Studies Lecture Series. The talk explored the role comics and other forms of literary-visual art play in our conversations and narratives about the […]

White lecture at Boston College

Damian White (Associate Professor, Department Head, History, Philosophy and Social Science) will give a public lecture at Boston College on Monday 16th November entitled “End Times Ecology, Technocratic Ecomodernism or Public Ecology: Environmental Social Theory in the Age of the Anthropocene.” The talk will take place at 10 Stone Avenue, Room 201, Boston College, Monday […]

LDAR EPSCoR project receives NSF approval

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has formally approved the collaborative EPSCoR project: The Future of Dams. Faculty and graduate students from the RISD Landscape Architecture Department will be working with scientists from University of Rhode Island, University of New Hampshire, University of Maine, and an assortment of agencies over the course of four years to develop […]

Haley’s “Rising” at Artpark

Nade Haley’s (Professor, Foundation Studies) “Rising” was commissioned by Artpark for it’s 40th anniversary exhibition, “40 for 40.” A wall installation created in response to Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent effects on our environment as the earth warms, “Rising” seeks to generate some understanding of the paralyzing and awesome energy produced by such events. The […]

Rogowski Work in “Landmark” Exhibition

Work by Kent Rogowski (Senior Critic, Photography) is included in Landmark: Fields of Photography, curated by William A. Ewing, a noted photographic curator and historian. Landmark  is a wide-ranging exhibition of important photographs by a roster of international artists working with landscape and environmental themes. It brings together for the first time in a major […]

The Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) Grant Opportunity

2011 Collaborative Research Grant Program Guidelines Now Available Application guidelines for the Rhode Island Research Alliance 2011 Collaborative Research Grant program are now available. Click here to download guidelines. http://stac.ri.gov/alliance/applications/ Through this grant program, the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) will award funding of up to $200,000 per project to collaborative, multi-institutional, […]