When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: UBC Botanical Garden
Ecopoetics in the Garden is the first in a series of gatherings intended to catalyze a research cluster of likeminded individuals across disciplines and educational settings to consider the possibilities of renewing our commitment to land-based ecology and environmental education through a multiple literacies lens. We hope to develop collaborations that we can build upon for future initiatives involving ecology and arts-based practices.
What: Discussions, a guided walk through the Botanical Garden with Artist in Residence Dr. Celeste Snowber, opportunities to collaborate.
Dress: Casual, walking shoes, dress for any kind of weather as we will spend some time outside in the Botanical Garden.
RSVP: Register for the event (please respond by June 10, 2017).
Who: Please forward this invitation to colleagues, students and friends whom you would like to have join you.
Cost: This is, of course, a free event! Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Follow-up: A reflective and performative walk through UBC Campus has been scheduled for June 23, 2017. Please put this in your calendar, we hope you can join us.
This event and future happenings have been supported by the Ritsumeikan Seed Fund of UBC’s Department of Language and Literacy Education and the space for this event has been generously donated by the UBC Botanical Garden. These events are being organized by Dr. Kedrick James, Dr. Carl Leggo, Dr. George Bellievau and LLED PhD students Margaret McKeon, Natalia Archacka and Claire Ahn.