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Teach-In +50: End the War Against the Planet

Friday, March 27, 2015
12:00 AM
Angell Hall

This event is co-sponsore by PICS and the Human Rights Initiative


The subject of this 2-day teach in will be “From the war against Vietnam to the war against the planet” and will focus on the problems of global climate change as well as commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first ever teach-in that occurred here on campus in 1965.  There will be four panels to take place on Friday MARCH 27 and Saturday MARCH 28 in Angell Hall.  Speakers from across the nation will converge on Ann Arbor to celebrate and educate.

Presenters include:

Amy Goodman (author and award-winning host of Democracy Now!)
Knute Nadelhoffer
 (Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Director of Biological Station, U-M)
Ivette Perfecto (George W Peck Professor of Ecology, Natural Resources and Environment, U-M)
John Vandermeer (Asa Gray Distinguished University Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, U-M)
Juan Cole
 (Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, U-M)
Bill McKibben (best-selling author, environmental activist, founder of via live feed
Tom Hayden (U-M alum, author, political activist, elected political leader, environmental activist)
Sandra Steingraber (biologist, poet, author, U-M alumn, one of the “Michigan Daily 4" and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Ithaca College, NY)

Visit the Teach-In+50 website for details and a full list of presenters:

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