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2011 Agenda

Monday, May 9th – Buttrick 123

8:30 Coffee
9:00 Welcome and Introductions – Teresa Goddu
9:30 A Student’s Call for Courses on Sustainability – Naveed Nanjee, ’11
9:45 Sustainability across the Curriculum Joe Bandy
10:15 Teaching the Social Dimensions of Sustainability – Beth Conklin, Anthropology
10:45 BREAK
11:00 Discussion – Connecting with Sustainability in your Projects – Allison Pingree
11:30 Syllabi and Learning Goals – Allison Pingree
12:00 Sustainability on Vanderbilt’s Campus Andrea George, Director of Sustain VU
12:30 LUNCH – Patio at Buttrick
1:15 Connecting to Place: Campus Walk – Steve Baskauf, Biological Sciences
2:15 Nashville Issues of Sustainability and Inequality – David Padgett, Geography, TSU
2:45 Q&A, Discussion
3:00 BREAK
3:15 Discussion/Reflection – Connecting to Ideas of Place in your Projects – Teresa Goddu, John Morrell
4:30 Announcements and Plans for Tomorrow – Teresa Goddu
5:00 RECEPTION – Buttrick Atrium

Tuesday, May 10th – Dyer Observatory

8:30 Coffee
9:00 Check-in – Allison Pingree
9:15 Interdisciplinarity Discussion – Joe Bandy, Teresa Goddu, Allison Pingree, John Morrell
10:30 BREAK
10:45 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainability – Jonathan Gilligan, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Mike Vandenbergh, School of Law and Director, Climate Change Research Network
11:30 Two-Legged Exercise – Allison Pingree
12:15 LUNCH
1:00 Environment and the Arts – David Wood, Philosophy
1:45 Discussion: The Future of Sustainability at Vanderbilt – Joe Bandy
2:45 BREAK
3:00 Group Reflections and Plans for Follow-up – Teresa Goddu
4:00 ADJOURN