February 27 – Save the Levees, Save the Future !
An event in the 2015 Civic Soul Series, a project of SIU’s Imagining Geographies
Sponsored by the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts, SIU Carbondale
Friday, February 27, 2015 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 PM ~ Shawnee High School, Wolf Lake, Illinois
Seating from 3:45 PM ~ Doors will close at 4:00 PM ~ Recording 4:00 – 6:00 PM
PROGRAM Host: Sean McGahan
- Premier Screening – Save the Levees, Save the Future ! A joint video production by the faculty, staff, and students of Shawnee High School and SIU’s Civic Soul team.
- Discussion: Advancing Citizen Engagement involving Climatic, Economic & Environmental Risks. Discussants: John Jackson (Professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, SIU), Jamie Nash-Mayberry (Social Science Educator, Shawnee High School),Nicholas Pinter (Professor, Department of Geology, SIU). Facilitator: Silvia Secchi (Professor, SIU Department of Geography.
- Civic Dialogue – Discussants & members of the audience.Facilitators: Silvia Secchi and Sean McGahan