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Twelve Years of Colloquia – Prior Themes

Year One: Friday, February 22, 2002: No overall theme; Round tables: Scholars and Activists in Pursuit of Environmental Justice; Communities redefining environmental health; integrating the social and the physical sciences

Year Two: Friday, March 7, 2003: No overall theme: Round tables: New York Cty and the Deteriorating Global environment; Transforming Urban Nature in New York City; Greening Institutions (and Minds in New York City)

Year Three: March 5, 2004: Research Influencing Public Policy; Environmental Research in the Public Interest; changing Paradigms of Nature Influencing Policy; The Environment, Public Health and the Ethics of Policy

Year Four: Friday, March 4, 2005: Environmental Education, Research and Action at CUNY; Round tables: Representations of the Ecological Imagination; Defining Urban Environmental Crises; Moral Questions in Environmental Advocacy

Year Five: Friday, March 3, 2006: Our Ecological Footprint — CUNY and Beyond; Round tables Environmental Responsibility at CUNY; Emerging Local, National and International Perspectives on Environmental Justice; Responses to Environmental Disaster in New York City; Children, Youth and the Environment

Year Six: Friday, March 2, 2007: Research and Action for A Green Future; The Political Ecology of Food; Reclaiming/Restoring the Environment; Public Health and the Environment; Corporate Environmentalism;

Year Seven: Friday,  March 7, 2008: Scales of Environmental Justice; Educating for Just Stewardship; Environmental Justice New York; Just Climate; Constructing Green;

Year Eight: March 6, 2009: The Production of Nature in Everyday Lives; Education and the Living Urban Environment; Public perception and the Production of Natural Water Resources; Biodiversity: Town to Country; Back to Sustainable CUNY

Year Nine: Friday March 5, 2010: Getting at Environmental Justice: Science Discourse and Action; featuring 8 round table discussions, two symposiums sessions, a panel and three short films.

Tenth Anniversary: Thursday – Friday, March 10-11, 2011: The Culture of Climate Change (Visualizing, Performing and Re-Thinking the Culture of Climate Change)

Year Eleven: Friday, March 2, 2012: Imagining Sustainability Across the NYC Region

Year Twelve: Friday, March 8, 2013: Superstorm Sandy: Before, During & After

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