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Welcome to the 6th Annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival! This year’s event focuses on independent story and thought throughout the entire Cascadia region, celebrating not only books, but all forms of expression: literature, poetry, journalism, art, lyrics, comics, film, and documentary. We invite you to come on in, explore the festival schedule, and find the stories that speak to you!
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Saturday, October 28 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Human Faces of Global Warming: Stories from the Frontlines

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Terms like “climate change” and “global warming” can make this issue seem both huge and remote.  We won’t really grasp the enormity of the climate crisis until we begin to “story” it. We need to encounter real people in the world for whom climate change is not happening in some distant future, but is happening now. In this interactive workshop, we will “meet” individuals from around the world who are affected by climate change, and look especially at the connection between climate and social justice. 

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Bill Bigelow

Author, Editor, Publisher, Rethinking Schools
Bill Bigelow is curriculum editor of Rethinking Schools magazine and co-director of the Zinn Education Project. He is author or co-editor of numerous books, including A People's Curriculum for the Earth: Teaching Climate Change and the Environmental Crisis; Rethinking Columbus; The... Read More →

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Saturday October 28, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Room 113 Hannon Library First Floor

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