COVID-19: Essential Information

Howard E. Woodin Colloquium Series

Weekly Lecture: Thursdays 12:30-1:20 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Visit our video archive to watch a selection of past colloquia.


Fall 2021 Colloquium Schedule

Talks will be held in HLD 103 in the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest unless otherwise noted

SEPTEMBER 23
350.org Reunion
As part of the 2021 Clifford Symposium Radical Implications: Facing a Planetary Emergency
Bill McKibben, joined by May Boeve ’06Jeremy Osborn ’06, Phil Aroneanu ’06Kelly Blinn ’07Jon Warnow ’06Will Bates ’06, and Jamie Henn ’07
This event will take place in Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center

SEPTEMBER 30
MIDD-ES CORE PANEL DISCUSSION
Hope
Jon Isham, Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies
Christopher McGrory Klyza, Robert '35 and Helen '38 Stafford Professor in Public Policy, Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies, Director, Program in Environmental Studies
Kathryn Morse, John C. Elder Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of History

OCTOBER 7
The Case for Wilderness in a Rapidly Changing World
Jon Leibowitz, Executive Director, Northeast Wilderness Trust

OCTOBER 14
Environmental Justice in Vermont: Challenges and Opportunities in a Rural Context
Kesha Ram Hinsdale, Vermont State Senator

OCTOBER 21
Shacksbury Cider, From Middlebury's Knoll to a National Brand
David Dolginow, Co-founder, and Vice President of Shacksbury Cider

OCTOBER 28
As below, so above: Economics and the orbital commons
Akhil Rao, Assistant Professor of Economics, Middlebury College

NOVEMBER 4
How to Narrate the Watershed
Rachel Havrelock, Professor of English, University of Illinois at Chicago
This talk will be VIRTUAL please click here to join via zoom

NOVEMBER 11
Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation in Maine’s Coastal Communities
Heather M. Leslie, Director, University of Maine’s marine laboratory, Darling Marine Center, and Professor of Marine Sciences, UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences

NOVEMBER 18
MIDD-ES STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON LEARNING

DECEMBER 7
ENVS 0401 B Community Engaged Practicum Student Presentations: Climate and Energy Justice

DECEMBER 9
ENVS 0401 A Community Engaged Practicum: Shifting baselines on a changing planet: a collaborative past and future ecology of Vermont


The weekly Howard E. Woodin ES Colloquium Series brings together students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to hear from a broad range of speakers—students, faculty, alumni, and environmental professionals—on conservation and environmental topics. In addition to helping foster an ES community on campus, students can learn about different environmental careers and develop internship and employment connections.

Contact Lily Hunt at 802.443.5552 for more information.

Program in Environmental Studies

Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest
531 College Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753