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Western Michigan University

Center for the Humanities

Climate Change Work Group


Lyceum Lectures

-- Given in Spring 2013--







About Us


















This semester long lecture series will be held at the Lee Honors College
on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00. Open to students, faculty and the public.
(More information contact: Dr. Carla Koretsky)

Jan 9 Anthropogenic Climate Change:
Past, Present, and Future
Dr. David Karowe Biology
Jan 16 Effects of Climate Change
on Species and Ecosystems
Dr. David Karowe Biology
Jan 23 Climate Change and Its Effects
on Fossil Mammals in the Geologic Record
Dr. Robert Anemone Anthropology
Jan 30 The Dance of the 3 "E's":
Energy, Environmental Stewardship (CO2 Emissions Mitigation), and Economic Imperatives
Dr. David Barnes Geosciences
Feb 6 Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases Dr. Kathryn Dougherty



Feb 13 Climate Change and Energy
for the Transportation Sector
Dr. Steve Bertman Chemistry
Feb 20 Economics of Climate Change

Dr. Bruce Ferrin
Dr. Paul Clements

Political Science

Feb 27 What's the Worst That Could Happen? Dr. Duane Hampton Geosciences
Mar 6 Spring Break - No Lecture    
Mar 13 The Ethics and Politics of Climate Change Dr. Paul Clements Political Science
Mar 20 Social Organization of Climate Change Denial Dr. Ronald Kramer Sociology
Mar 27 History and Climate Change:
What's Culture Got To Do With It?
Dr. Sarah Hill

Anthropology Environmenal Studies

Apr 3 International Climate Change
Dr. Denise Keele Political Science Environmental
Apr 10 TBA    
Apr 17 Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions
at WMU
Dr. Paul Pancella Physics