Terry Tempest Williams presented by the Bartlett Lecture Series

2010-09-21 by News, Sports, and Art

Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer,” a writer who speaks and speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life. A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she has consistently shown us how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.

Williams, like her writing, cannot be categorized. She has testified before Congress on women’s health issues, been a guest at the White House, has camped in the remote regions of Utah and Alaska wildernesses and worked as “a barefoot artist” in Rwanda.

Known for her impassioned and lyrical prose, Terry Tempest Williams is the author of the environmental literature classic, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place; An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field; Desert Quartet; Leap; Red: Passion and Patience in the Desert; and The Open Space of Democracy. Her book, Finding Beauty in a Broken World, was published in October 2008 by Pantheon Books.

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Terry Tempest Williams, Kathleen Dean Moore and Charles Wohlforth discuss higher education's responsibility to address climate change

2010-09-14 by News, Sports, and Art

In this one-hour panel and audience Q and A, noted authors Terry Tempest Williams from the University of Utah, Kathleen Dean Moore from Oregon State University and Alaska writer Charles Wohlforth tackle the ethical responsibilities of higher education to address climate change and other critical environmental challenges.

This podcast was recorded on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307.

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Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE)
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Terry Tempest Williams: Coyote Clan
Details on her work
OSU's Moore edits book on climate change
Details on Moore's recently released book, “Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril”
Charles Wohlforth website
Details on Wohlforth's two books, "The Whale and the Supercomputer" and "The Fate of Nature"