Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change with Vanessa Raditz

Everyone is welcome to attend this live Zoom event with Vanessa Raditz. They’ll be presenting their talk “Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change” as part of Spring Creek Project’s lecture series “Pandemic as Portal: Creating a Just Future on Earth.”

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the event. Register Here: https://oregonstate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8BOE9dp_Sjuv0wHNM5LV6Q

 

Vanessa Raditz (they/them) is a queer cultural geographer, educator, and culture-shifter dedicated to community healing, opening access to land and resources, and fostering a thriving local economy based on human and ecological resilience. Vanessa is currently the director of the collaborative documentary film Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the era of Climate Change. Vanessa is part of the founding collective of the Queer Ecojustice Project, educating and organizing at the intersection of ecological justice and queer liberation.

 

Pandemic as Portal is a nine-week series featuring visionary thinkers who are imagining the world anew as it reconfigures in the midst of the pandemic. Each speaker will explore their highest vision of environmental and social justice, think about the crucial steps we can take as individuals and communities to bring that vision to life, and share stories of how this new paradigm is already taking shape.

 

Raditz’s talk is co-hosted by the Corvallis Public Library and Greenbelt Land Trust.

Coloring the Conservation Conversation with J. Drew Lanham

This free event will be broadcast live on Zoom. Please register here: http://bit.ly/lanhamevent

 

Writer, birder, naturalist, and hunter-conservationist Drew Lanham will imagine the world anew as it reconfigures in the midst of the pandemic. He will share his highest vision of environmental and social justice, the crucial steps we can take as individuals and communities to bring that vision to life, and stories of how this new paradigm is already taking shape.

 

About Drew Lanham: J. Drew Lanham is the author of the award-winning memoir The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with NatureHe has also published essays and poetry in publications including Orion, Audubon, Flycatcher, and Wilderness, as well as several anthologies. He is an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Master Teacher at Clemson University.

 

Sponsored by the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Spring Creek Project, Corvallis Audubon Society, Greenbelt Land Trust, and Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.