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January 2018

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Jim Herrington

January 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The Climbers 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) For nearly 2 decades, professional photographer Jim Herrington has been working on a portrait series of influential rock and mountain climbers. The Climbers documents these rugged individualists who, from roughly the 1930s to 1970s, used primitive gear along with their considerable wits, talent, and fortitude to tackle unscaled peaks around the world. Today, these men and women are renowned for their past accomplishments and, in many cases,…

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February 2018

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Robin Kundis Craig

February 1 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster in Natural Resources Management 12:15-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, (Level 6) The time has come for us to collectively reexamine—and ultimately move past—the concept of sustainability in environmental and natural resources law and management. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging reality of the Anthropocene, which is creating a world characterized by extreme complexity, radical uncertainty, and unprecedented change. From a legal…

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March 2018

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Chip Ward

March 8 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Stony Mesa Sagas Book description from Publisher's Weekly review "Ward refracts the challenges of the modern American Southwest in this zany mosaic debut novel. In three nearly self-contained sections, residents of tiny Stony Mesa face off against outsiders who fail to appreciate the land. The first plot pits wannabe cowboy Bo Hineyman and his neon-signed tourist trap bar against townspeople as his daughter, Luna Waxwing, returns to Stony Mesa to protest an oil sands development. Hineyman’s death spawns a murder…

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Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – John D. Leshy

March 14 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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This lecture is in conjunction with the Wallace Stegner Center 23rd Annual Symposium. Debunking the Creation Myths of America’s Public Lands 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) "We must embrace large federal landholdings as a shared patrimony—a precious heritage which binds us to our ancestors and which we, in turn, hold in trust for future generations. It is our heavy responsibility to manage these assets wisely, so that they continue to serve…

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Wallace Stegner Center 23rd Annual Symposium – Public Lands in a Changing West

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 1:00 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) The Stegner Center’s 23rd Symposium will address “Public Lands in a Changing West.” With controversy continuing to embroil the federal public lands, and with our nation approaching the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Public Land Law Review Commission report, this is an opportune time to examine the changes that have occurred during the past fifty years, the forces driving current controversies, and the opportunities to anticipate and resolve future conflicts. After…

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Stegner Center Green Bag – Andrew Gruber

March 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Details coming soon! S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6)   Andrew S. Gruber, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council Andrew Gruber is Executive Director of the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC). WFRC is a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. WFRC provides a forum for collaboration among cities, counties, the Utah Department of Transportation, the Utah Transit Authority, and other public, private and community stakeholders. With its partners, WFRC develops the Wasatch Choice…

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