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Feb 22 • 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity

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Join us for a one-day conference “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity,” featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on working session, and a keynote lecture by Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania. This conference is co-sponsored with the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, the Humanities Center, and the Global Resilience Institute.

Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here.

This all-day conference will begin with lightning talk presentations by a range of Northeastern faculty and staff whose research relates to climate change:
Daniel Aldrich, Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Shalanda H. Baker, Law, Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Brian Helmuth, Marine and Environmental Sciences
Laura Kuhl, Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs
Kyla Van Maanen, Global Resilience Institute
Dietmar Offenhuber, Art + Design and Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Jennie Stephens, Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy
John Wihbey, Journalism
Sara Wylie, Sociology and Health Science

Following these talks will be a keynote address by Bethany Wiggin, co-founder of the Data Refuge project. During and after lunch, there will be a working session led by the Sustainability and Resilience Advisory Team at Northeastern. The conference will close with a panel of artist presentations:

Carolina AragónAssistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, UMass Amherst
Geoffrey Hudson, Composer, creator of "A Passion for the Planet"
Sarah KanouseArt + Design, Northeastern University

Please see the flyer and event page for details: https://web.northeastern.edu/nulab/event/climate-change-crisis-creativity/