Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 am  to  6:45 pm

The Brown Symposium will host a daylong exploration of “The Anthropocene” at Southwestern University in Georgetown.

Featured talks will be “The Good, the Bad and the Anthropocene,” Andrew Revkin, staff member at the National Geographic Society and former New York Times environmental reporter; “Building Just, Healthy, and Resilient Communities in the Era of Climate Change,” Robert Bullard, Texas Southern University professor who is often described as the father of environmental justice; “The Burger in the Anthropocene,” Carol Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat; and “The Illusion of Accountability: Whiteness, Patriarchy, and the Anthropocene,” Christopher Carter, University of San Diego professor and author of the forthcoming The Spirit of Soul Food.

On Wednesday, February 27, at 7 pm, the Symposium will screen the documentary “A Plastic Ocean,” which describes how plastics enter the oceans and break up into small particulates that enter the food chain.

The schedule and information about the speakers is online.

Location: Southwestern University, Alma Thomas Theater, Georgetown