The theme of the 2017 Sustainability Symposium is "Generations of Power."

It is co-presented by the Bucknell University's Environmental Humanities Working Group and the Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment.

The Sustainability Symposium will take place March 30-31.

Overview of 2017 Events

"Present to Future: Pa's Anthracite Coal Region"

Thursday, March 30, 12-12:50 p.m., Weis Center Atrium Lobby

Carol Parenzan, the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper, and Maureen B. Hauck, from the University's Small Business Development Center — both of whom have significant connections to PA's anthracite coal region — will discuss present and future prospects as well as answer audience questions.

The Creation of Anthracite Fields

Friday, March 31, 12-12:50 p.m., Weis Center Atrium Lobby

G.C. Waldrep (English) will interview Julia Wolfe, composer of Anthracite Fields, along with Laurie McCants, from the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and adviser to the project, and Beth Willer (music) and conductor for the Weis Center performance of the oratorio.

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Q&A with Bucknell's President's Sustainability Council

Friday, March 31, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Forum, LANG 272

First public forum for the President's Sustainability Council. To include a Q&A with the audience.


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