“Historical Contexts of Humans Shaping Their Environment”
April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Join the College of the Liberal Arts and University Libraries for an event examining sustainability throughout human history.
On Tuesday, April 11, Liberal Arts faculty will give short presentations from 3:00–4:30 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. A pop-up exhibit curated by members of Penn State Eco Action will be hosted by the Eberly Family Special Collections Library from 2:00–5:00 p.m. in the Mann Assembly Room of Paterno Library. Participants can view items from Eco Action’s archives—a collection of documents highlighting student activism at Penn State dating back to 1973. Student leaders from sustainability-related student organizations will be present to talk about their work and tell students how to get involved.
In the fall of 2022, the College of the Liberal Arts chose the theme for its next offering in its Moments of Change initiative—an undertaking that brings students, faculty, staff and alumni together to explore what it means to live through historic and contemporary times of change. Through the spring of 2024, “Moments of Change: Creating a Livable Planet” is focusing on the many aspects of sustainability and highlighting the ongoing work of the Liberal Arts Sustainability Council, students, faculty and staff in that regard. Learn more at https://la.psu.edu/planet.