Thinking Like a Mountain (Robert Bateman)

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Event Date: Nov 20 2007
Event Website: Event Webpage
City: Kingston, ON
Country: Canada
Primary Contact Name: Laura Cameron

Ellis Hall Auditorium, Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario

Internationally renowned wildlife artist & conservationist, Robert Bateman, comes to speak at Queen’s University. Tickets are $10 ($5 students & unwaged); the proceeds will go towards children’s nature education in Kingston (including the Kingston Junior Field Naturalists and the Department of Geography’s Explore Summer Day Camp Program). Tickets are available from Indigo and the Department of Geography. More information about Bateman and his former life as a geography teacher can be found here. This event is sponsored by the Department of Geography, Queen’s University and NiCHE (Network in Canadian History and Environment).

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Laura Jean Cameron is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University, Kingston, and coordinates the Sonic Arts of Place Lab. As a Canada Research Chair in Historical Geographies of Nature (2003-2012), her work has investigated a range of field sciences as place-based practices and as cultural encounters. Before arriving at Queen’s, she held a Junior Research Fellowship in Historical Geography at Churchill College, Cambridge (1999-2002). She is the author of Openings: A Meditation on History, Method and Sumas Lake, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997 and co-author with John Forrester of Freud in Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017. She also co-edited Emotion, Place and Culture, Ashgate, 2009 and Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness, UBC Press, 2011. Currently she enjoys writing in various genres about fieldwork, emotions and nature, collaborating on sound installations, and hosting the Fireplace Series: Interdisciplinary Conversations, a podcast series you can listen to here: https://podcast.cfrc.ca/the-fireplace-series/.

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