Calendar of Events - GLOBAL INITIATIVE 2015: WATER

Upcoming Events

Day
Time
Location

Event

2/12/2015
11 am
Rowley Building Forum Room 010

Global Initiative 2015: Water

Kick-off Event:

Professor Paul Basinski, Chair of the Global Studies Department, and Dr. Walter Jahn, Biology, SUNY Orange

2/24/2015
11 am
Rowley Building Forum Room 010

Dr. Cory Harris, Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department, SUNY Orange

"Oriental Despots, Rainforest Rockstar Priest Kings, and Desert Communists: The Complicated Relationships of Water Management and Political Structure in the Ancient New World."

3/4/2015
1-4 pm
Gilman Center, Library, Room 130

"A History of Oceans"

Dr. Demos Kontos, Professor Heidi Weber, Professor Michael McCoy, Global Studies, SUNY Orange

3/4/2015 7 pm Rowley Building Forum Room 010

Dr. James Romm, Professor of Classics and Director of the Classsic Studies Program, Bard College

"The Concept of Ocean in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture."

3/16/2015 7 pm Rowley Building Forum, Room 010

Dr. Richard Greenwald, City University of New York (CUNY)

"On the Waterfront: New York City's Waterfront Since 1945."

 

3/31/2015 7 pm Harriman 111

Michael Finnegan, CEO, Continental Organics

"How Then Shall We Feed Ourselves? More People...Less Water - Is Aquaponics Our Future?"

Sponsored by the SUNY Orange Business Department

4/21/2015
11-12 noon
Rowley Building Forum, Room 010

Dr. Damon T. Ely, Biology, SUNY Orange

"At Your Service: Stream Ecosystem Functions and the Ways Ecologists Study Them"

4/21/2015

All Day Earth Day on the College Green, Middletown  
FALL 2015   SCHEDULE  
9/17/2015 11 am Gilman Center, Library Room 130

Dr. Walter Jahn, Biology, SUNY Orange

"Reefs"

9/29/2015 11 am Gilman Center, Library Room 130

Robert McMillan, First Civilian Chairman of the Panama Canal

"Transformation of the Panama Canal"

10/7/2015 7-9 pm Gilman Center, Library Room 130

Dr. Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University,

"Ganges: The Sacred River"

10/14/2015 7 pm

Gilman Center, Library

Room 130

Professor Mark Strunsky, Arts and Communication, SUNY Orange

"Water Music of the Impressionists"

10/20/2015 7 pm Orange County Trust Great Room, Kaplan Hall, Newburgh Campus

Dr. Matthew Bender, Director of the Program of International Studies, College of New Jersey

"Knowledge, Power, and the Struggles for the Waters of Kilimanjaro"

 

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs

10/26/2015 7 pm Gilman Center, Library Room 130

Dr. Jennifer L. Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of History, Stony Brook University

"Launching New York: The Maritime Roots of the Global City"

 

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs

11/12/2015 11 am Gilman Center, Library Room 130

Professor Josh Moser, Global Studies, SUNY Orange

"Free Sailing: Racial and Gender Equality in the Age of Piracy"

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