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Thinking Through the Land Community Dialogue: The Role of Landscape in Chinese Religion with Bill Porter

Date: 03/04/2020 | Starts: 6:30 PM | Ends: 8:00 PM

Join us and our partners Jefferson Clemente Foundation, Finnriver and Centrum in rural community conversations that invite us to think, question & connect. Each discussion features a guest scholar and is inspired by the relationships between the natural environment and the human experience. Events are from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Finnriver Cider Garden. Food and drink are available onsite for purchase. 2020 GUEST SCHOLARS Wed, Feb 5th • Johnny Horton, Salvation in Surrender: Literary & Historical Definitions of the Currency We Trade for Land Wed, March 4 • Bill Porter, The Role of Landscape in Chinese Religion Wed, March 18 • Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Queer Ecologies and Brown Commons Thur, March 26 • John Grade, Collaboration and Working with the Environment Wed, April 29 • Teri Hein, Growing Up Right in the Wrong Place: How to find your story and learn to listen Wed, May 27 • Suzanne Crawford O’Brien, Indigenous Religious Traditional Ecological Knowledge in an Era of Climate Change Wed, June 3 • Adela Ramos, The Clean Emptiness of Another Chance: Cast Aways, Colonialism & Climate Change Presented by our partner Jefferson Clemente Course in the Humanities, a free accredited college humanities course for low income adults, and the Jefferson Clemente Foundation, which strengthens communities by providing all people access to cultural, educational, and economic opportunities. In partnership with Centrum Foundation’s Northwest Heritage Artists residencies and Jefferson Land Trust Suggested donation for lecture of $10. Proceeds help fund the Jefferson Clemente Course.