Calendar of Events - GLOBAL INITIATIVE 2015: WATER

Upcoming Events



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

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."

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

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"


  Earth Day on the College Green, Middletown  
10/14/2015 7 pm TBA

Professor Mark Strunsky, Arts and Communication, SUNY Orange

"Water Music of the Impressionists"

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