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Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson

March 9, 2012 @ 8:00 am - March 10, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

// see related news story // Stegner Symposium Addresses the Legacy of Rachel Carson, March 9-10

March 9-10, 2012 

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17th Annual Symposium

Silent Spring at 50: The Legacy of Rachel Carson

Speakers include: Susan Avery, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Terrence Collins, Senior Institute Member, The Institute for Green Science, Carnegie Mellon University; Robin Craig, Attorneys’ Title Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Environmental Programs, and Co-Director of the Environmental and Land Use Law Program, Florida State University College of Law; Paul Holthus, founding Executive Director, World Ocean Council; Rowan Jacobsen, author of Fruitless Fall and other books; Priscilla Murphy, Author of What a Book Can Do: The Publication and Reception of Silent Spring; Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego and author of Merchants of Doubt; Sandra Steingraber, Ecologist and author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment and other books; Wendy Wagner, Joe A. Worsham Centennial Professor, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin, and the production of “Air Tight,” a play by Aden Ross.

Two Day Event. Fort Douglas Ballroom

University Guest House, University of Utah

11 hours CLE, email communications@law.utah.edu
Principal funding: R. Harold Burton Foundation,the Cultural Vision Fund, and Chevron.

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March 9, 2012 @ 8:00 am
March 10, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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S. J. Quinney College of Law
383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States


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