Sustainability Events

The Office of Sustainability hosts, supports, and promotes events throughout the year that bring the AU community together around environmental issues. Please join us at an upcoming discussion, documentary screening, or other event soon. 

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Diane Burko: Seeing Climate Change

October 12, 6-7PM ET
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Artist and climate activist Diane Burko and curators Mary D. Garrard and Norma Broude discuss Burko’s exhibition Seeing Climate Change in a virtual gallery talk, which addresses environmental damage caused by global warming through painting, photography, and time-based media.

Seeing Climate Change: Voices, Visions, Justice, Hope

November 5-7, 2021
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American University is proud to host the first annual Seeing Climate Change symposium. Seeing Climate Change will bring together leading figures from the arts, sciences, and policy worlds to examine how best to understand and respond to human-induced global heating.

 

 

 

Past Events

PBS Frontline Presents: Plastic Wars
Event Date: September 15, 2020
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Global to Local: Climate Justice
Event Date: October 22, 2020
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Eco-Comedy Video Awards Celebration
Event Date: November 17, 2020
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SIS Book Event: The Water Defenders
Event Date: March 23, 2021
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The Roots of Resistance: Centering Black Agrarianism and Liberation of the Land
Event Date: April 22, 2021
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